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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Creamy Shrimp Shells

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Category: Seafood, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Shrimp; cooked, peeled, and
  • -deveined
  • 1/4 c Chopped green onions
  • 1 Clove garlic; pressed
  • 2 tb Melted butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 1/2 c Half-and half
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1/4 c Soft breadcrumbs
  • 2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 ts Chopped parsley
  • 1/4 ts Paprika
  • 1 1/2 tb Butter or margarine; melted


Reserve 6 whole shrimp; cut remaining in half lengthwise, and set aside.
Saute onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in flour
and salt; remove from heat, and gradually add half-and-half, stirring
constantly. Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly, until
very thick. Stir in wine and shrimp. Spoon shrimp mixture evenly into 6
buttered (5-inch) baking seashells. Ste aside. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese,
parsley, paprika, and 1 1/2 tablespoons butter; stir until crumbly.
sprinkle over shrimp mixture; bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or
until heated thoroughly. Garnish with whole shrimp. Yield: 6 servings.

NOTES : Submitted by Mrs. Charles R. Lee III, Clearwater, Florida.

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