Crabmeat Stuffed Shrimp

Junior League of Birmingham  |  Seafood: Shrimp
6 to 8 Servings  |  Prep Time: 30 minutes

What you need

Ingredients
¼ tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
¾ tsp Salt
24 Jumbo Alabama Gulf Shrimp, peeled, deviened and butterflied
¼ tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
½ tsp Salt
¼ c. Mayonnaise
1/3 c. Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1 lb Alabama Gulf Lump Crabmeat, shells and cartilage removed
1 Finely Chopped Green Bell Pepper
1½ c. Chopped Onions
3 tbsp Butter

Steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium high heat and add the onions and bell peppers. Sauté for 5 minutes or until the onions are tender. Remove from the heat and stir in the crabmeat, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

2.

Sprinkle the shrimp with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Mound some of the crab meat mixture in each shrimp and press gently to close. Arrange the shrimp stuffing side up on a baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink and the stuffing is light brown.

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