Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp

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.

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings


  • 8 none jumbo fresh shrimp
  • 2 none Uncle Frank's Crab Cakes, uncooked
  • 1/2 none to 2/3 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Butter Sauce
  • none Garnish: lemon wedges


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.


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Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp Recipe