Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp

Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp Recipe
This Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp recipe is perfect for a holiday gathering or special weeknight meal. One online reviewer says, " Excellent! I used the entire crab cake recipe and wrapped them around 8 jumbo shrimp. So good!" This recipe can be easily multiplied to feed 6.
5

Outstanding

Yield:

Makes 2 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

8 jumbo fresh shrimp
1/2 to 2/3 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup Butter Sauce
Garnish: lemon wedges

Preparation

Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein shrimp, if desired. Butterfly shrimp by making a deep slit down the back of each from the large end to the tail, cutting to, but not through, the inside curve of shrimp.

Divide each crab cake evenly into 4 portions. Shape 1 portion evenly around each shrimp, forming a ball (leave tail exposed). Repeat procedure with remaining crab cake portions and shrimp. Divide shrimp evenly between 2 large ramekins. Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumbs; spoon Butter Sauce over shrimp.

Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden. Garnish, if desired.

Note:

May 2005
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