Crabmeat-Stuffed Shrimp

Recipe by Lester_C
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READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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