Jazz Fest Bread-Style Seafood Bread


Jazz Fest Bread-Style Seafood Bread


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup each red bell pepper green bell pepper, onion, celery, diced
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 4 tbs.’s white wine
  • 2 tbs.’s seafood stock
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 oz.’s cream cheese cut into small pieces
  • 1 lb. uncooked peeled shrimp or crawfish tails
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh green onions chopped
  • 1 large loaf French bread


  • Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium high heat.
  • Add onions, bell peppers, and celery and saute’ for 5 minutes.
  • Add cayenne pepper, black pepper, paprika, and garlic and stir well.
  • Stir in white wine and seafood stock, and reduce heat to low.
  • Add seafood and salt and mix well and cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Gradually add cream cheese until melted, stirring often and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add green onions and parsley and a little more white wine if mixture is not spreadeable enough
  • Cut bread in half and scoop out center portion of French bread loaf.
  • Fill bottom portion with seafood & cheese mixture.
  • Place top half on top, brush with melted butter and bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

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