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Salmon Stuffed Peppers

I used to make these stuffed pepper often for my large family. They're a nice change from the usual beef stuffed peppers.—Kathleen Bowman, Sun Valley, Nevada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 medium green, sweet yellow or red peppers
  • 1-1/4 pounds salmon fillets or salmon steaks
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), chopped or 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 to 3 medium jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup tartar sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  • Broil salmon 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Discard bones and skin. Flake fish with a fork; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, combine the broth, leek, jalapenos, cilantro, Worcestershire sauce, tarragon, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated.
  • Stir in the hot rice, tartar sauce and sour cream. Fold in salmon. Spoon into peppers. Place in an ungreased shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are tender and filling is hot.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 394 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 437mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • Gwendolyn
    Mar 18, 2020

    I loved this recipe but I added shrimp, spinach

  • Joseph2772
    Jul 11, 2013

    Avoid this recipe. Horrible recipe. What a waste of money. Taste nothing but tartar sauce. Avoid this crappy recipe and save your money!

  • Babzzlee
    Aug 25, 2012

    In the oven right now, had some of the stuffing left over so putin a oven dish and cooked it along with the peppers, boy is it tasty!!! I love this recipe as I was going to make the old stand by stuffed peppers with beef tonight but got a good buy on a nice piece of fresh salmon, googled salmon stuffed peppers and yours was the first one I got,,Great recipe,, Thanks for sharing