Crab Smothered Shrimp

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Just Call Me Martha

I have had this recipe for years, handwritten. No idea where it came from originally, but what a great dish that really will impress guests.

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

Made this for dinner a few nights ago. Very rich, very delicious! DH and I ate it all in one sitting, despite serving 4, it was that good. I'd definitely make this again. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Split the raw shrimp lengthwise, so they can be opened flat, but do not cut all the way through.
  2. Spread the shrimp flat in a 9" X 13" baking dish and set aside.
  3. In medium skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter and then saute onion, celery and green pepper until onion is transparent.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Add parsley.
  6. Toss this mixture with crabmeat.
  7. Add seasonings, breadcrumbs, egg and cream.
  8. Toss gently, but thoroughly.
  9. Mound crab mixture on shrimp.
  10. Melt 1/2 cup butter and add minced garlic. Pour over shrimp and crab mixture.
  11. Sprinkle top with paprika and bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.

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