This recipe for Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp Recipe is all about decadent tasting baked jumbo shrimp generously stuffed with a delicious crab filling all sitting pretty in a delicious butter sauce, every bite is delicious. This appetizer is perfect for a big dinner party or just a romantic dinner for two on date night.
20Jumbo shrimpshell removed, except the tail, deveined, and butterflied
Freshly ground black pepper
1Lemoncut into wedges, to garnish
Parsley to garnish
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Butter a large glass baking dish and set aside.
Place the crabmeat in a large bowl and season Cajun Seasoning. Reserve in the refrigerator till needed.
In a metal skillet, melt about 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter over medium heat. Add the celery and red bell peppers, then cook about 3-4 minutes. Add the parsley and the garlic, and cook, for 1 minute. Remove the metal skillet from the heat source.
Add the sautéed vegetables to the crabmeat. add sliced green onions, and toss to combine. Add the mayonnaise, egg, fresh lemon juice, and hot sauce and stir gently to combine. Add 1 1/2 cups of the panko bread crumbs, kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, and stir gently.
Mound about 2 tablespoons of the crabmeat stuffing mixture into each butterflied shrimp, and place, with the stuffed sides up, in the prepared glass baking dish. Drizzle the stuffed Jumbo shrimp with the remaining melted unsalted butter.
Bake the Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp at 350 F until golden, about 15 minutes.
Garnish the Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp with lemon wedges and fresh parsley.