Shrimp Stuffed Mirlitons, Buttered Angel Hair Pasta

Updated: Apr 29

In New Orleans, Mirlitons (also known as Chayotes) are a crowd favorite. Let this southern tradition bring some joy and comfort to your table. Serve along with buttered angel hair pasta for extra goodness!

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Shrimp Stuffed Mirlitons

4 Servings

What You Will Need:

  • 4 Mirliton (Chayote Squash)

  • 4 oz cup Butter

  • 1/2 cup Onion, minced

  • 2/3 cup Green Onion, sliced thin

  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced

  • ½ cup ham, chopped

  • 2/3 cup shrimp, chopped

  • ¾ cup Panko

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon CH Spice mix

  • ½ tsp Crystal

  • 1 egg, beaten

Note: *Ingredients for all recipes included in bulk. Please thoroughly follow

recipes and measure accordingly*


  1. Set oven to 400.

  2. Cover Mirliton w/ water and boil for 45 min - 1 hour, until tender. Remove and let cool. Cut in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out the flesh, leaving ¼ inch layer in tact. Reserve flesh.

3. Heat a saute pan with butter, adding onions, green onion, garlic. Cook several minutes until tender.

4. Add ham and shrimp, cooking 3-4 minutes more. Add ½ cup Panko, seasonings, Crystal, and reserved Mirliton flesh, cooking 4 minutes more. Remove from heat, and slowly stir in the egg a tablespoon at a time.

5. Fill the reserved shells with warm mixture and top with remaining Panko. Bake for 10- 15 minutes.

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Buttered Angel Hair Pasta

4 Servings

What You Will Need:

  • 1 Pound Angel Hair Pasta

  • 1 Lemon

  • 2oz. Parmesan Cheese

  • 4oz.Butter

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning

Note: *Ingredients for all recipes included in bulk. Please thoroughly follow

recipes and measure accordingly*


1. In a large sauce pot bring 1 gallon of water to a rolling boil.

2. Cut butter into small pieces and leave out on the counter so it can soften while pasta is cooking.

3. Place pasta in boiling water and lightly stir so all pasta is submerged and to prevent sticking.

4. Cook 6 minutes, Strain and return to pot.

5. Add juice of lemon, butter, seasoning and cheese.

Chefs tip * If you want an extra citrus taste to your pasta, add the zest of the lemon before juicing it.

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