Exquisite Pumpkins Stuffed with Shrimp


These exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimp recipe is a tasty option to consume the Pumpkin in salty foods, it is also ideal to cook it and serve it at the dinner on the day of the memorial dead day held at México or for Halloween parties.

Recipe for two people

Exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimps


  • 2 Fantasy Pumpkins

  • 1 piece of castilla pumpkin

  • 1 Pasilla Chili

  • 1/4 of Onion

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 1/2 bar of butter

  • 10 shrimp

  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt

  • 1/4 tablespoon Pepper


Preparation of exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimp:


The fantasy pumpkins are cooked into the microwave in a plastic bag or in a container with high power for 4 (four) minutes.

The castilla pumpkin is cut into little pieces and we remove the shell then we need to cook it in water along with the pasilla chili which one we will remove seeds and veins of it.

When fantasy pumpkins are cooked, a circle is cut at the top, the stem is left in the center to form the lid.

With a spoon it is removed all the pulp with the seeds taking care of not breaking the outside.

The pumpkins shell remains firm even when cooked which makes it easy to remove the pulp

This pulp can be useful to make a pumpkin cream soup separated from this exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimp.

Then the castilla pumpkin, onion and garlic are cut into small squares.

The pasilla chili is cut in strips. This chili will give a touch of Mexican flavor to these delicious and exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimp recipe.

In a frying pan the garlic and the onion are added till those become to a light golden color, and we add the pasilla chili strips and shrimp that previously was cut into small pieces leaving two whole shrimps to decorate the pumpkins plate with them. We fry the shrimp and as soon as their color changes we add the castilla pumpkin little squares. If the shrimp are fried longer those become small and hard then need to be careful to not fry long time.

Add salt and pepper and cook for 5 (five) minutes.

With this preparation the pumpkins are filled with shrimp.

They can be served alone or accompanied with a fresh salad.

Enjoy your holidays by cooking these exquisite pumpkins stuffed with shrimp.




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