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Crab-Stuffed Shrimp

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Category: Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 12 Jumbo fresh shrimp
  • 1 md Onion; finely chopped
  • 1/2 Medium-size green pepper;
  • -finely chopped
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine; melted
  • 1 lb Lump crabmeat; drained and
  • -flaked
  • 3/4 c Saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c Mayonnaise
  • 1 tb Prepared mustard
  • 2 ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 ts Red pepper
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • Paprika
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine; melted


Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein and butterfly shrimp. Cook shrimp in
boiling water 1 minute. Drain and place in a shallow pan.

Sauté onion, green pepper, and celery in 1/4 cup butter in a heavy skillet
until tender. Set aside.

Combine crabmeat and next 6 ingredients, stirring lightly. Stir in sautéed

Top each shrimp with 3 tablespoons crabmeat mixture. Sprinkle with paprika,
and drizzle 1/4 cup butter over shrimp.

Bake shrimp at 350°F for 20 minutes. Broil 6 minutes, basting occasionally
with butter in bottom of pan.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings.

Note: To butterfly shrimp, make a slit down back of shrimp using a sharp
paring knife, cutting almost through the shrimp. Open shrimp, and flatten.

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