Cape Cod Baked Stuffed Shrimp

Recipe by Dedee Royale
READY IN: 33mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a small skillet, heat 1 tablespoons butter and saute the celery and garlic for 3-4 minutes on low heat. Do not brown.
  • Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Crush the crackers with your hands in a plastic bag until just coarse and add to the bowl with the celery.
  • Stir in the melted butter, lemon juice, parsley, wine or chicken broth and ground pepper.
  • The mixture should be barely wet, enough to hold together. But if too wet add more Ritz crackers, or if too dry add a little more broth.
  • Cut almost through the center of each shrimp and flatten out cut side up, pointing the tail section up.
  • Spray a glass pie dish with butter spray before placing shrimp on it. Then spray each shrimp with butter spray.
  • With your hands mound some of the stuffing and place it on each shrimp.
  • Sprinkle with just a little bit of paprika, Don't overdo it.
  • Bake at 375F for 12 minutes, then place under broiler for 1 minute to brown top lightly.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.