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Microwave Stuffed Shrimp

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Category: Seafood, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 9 Fresh,raw,jumbo shrimp
  • -(about 1/2 lb.),shelled
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 6 1/2 oz can crab
  • -meat,drained and cartilage
  • -removed
  • 2 tb Fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tb Snipped fresh parsley
  • 2 ts Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Cayenne pepper


Paprika,optional Lemon wedges,optional

To butterfly and devein shrimp,make a cut down middle of back from tail to
thick end,cutting almost all the way through.With point of knife,loosen and
remove vein.Arrange shrimp,cut side up, on microwave rack,tails toward the
center.Spread,cut side open. Place butter in medium mixing bowl.Microwave
on high for 30 to 45 seconds or until butter melts.Stir in crab meat,bread
crumbs,parsley, lemon juice,cayenne and salt.Divide stuffing evenly on top
of shrimp. Cover with wax paper.Place microwave rack in oven.Reduce powder
to medium (50%).Microwave for 5 to 7 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
Garnish with paprika and lemon wedges.Serves 3.

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