Crabmeat-Stuffed Shrimp

Total Time
42mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins

I found this recipe from a "Women's World" magazine. You could use this stuffing for any seafood you like, but it works great with shrimp. It's very easy to make, and is definitely a hit.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In nonstick skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter over medium heat.
  3. Add celery, shallots, garlic, parsley, and pepper.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add wine (or broth), cook until liquid is absorbed, about 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in crabmeat, and zest.
  8. Stir in eggs and bread crumbs.
  9. On inside curve of each shrimp, cut along entire shrimp lengthwise, cutting almost, but not completely through, to the other side.
  10. Melt remaining butter, stir in Old Bay seasoning.
  11. Brush backs of shrimp with some of the better mixture.
  12. Place shrimp butter-side down on ungreased cookie sheet.
  13. For each shrimp, form 2 tbsp stuffing mixture into ball; press onto cut side of each shrimp.
  14. Brush with remaining butter mixture.
  15. Sprinkle with paprika.
  16. Bake until shrimp are opaque and stuffing is cooked through and lightly browned, about 12 minutes.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

Excellent recipe! I cut everything in half and kept the breadcrumbs at a half cup because my husband likes the bread! It was GREAT! Thanks for sharing!

meebsmom February 11, 2006

Fantastic! Make no changes just enjoy. Serve with baked potato and spinach salad.

Cal Chadsey January 01, 2005

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a