Sunday, March 16, 2014

Crab-Stuffed Shrimp

"You'll Need:

4 ounces fresh mushrooms, finely chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
1 pound crab meat, flaked
1/2 cup dry sherry
1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
3 scallions, finely chopped
2 Tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1-1/2 cups (about) whipping cream
20 large shrimp, peeled, deveined, butterflied
6 Tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Procedures : Saute the mushrooms in 2 Tablespoons butter in a skillet until the liquid evaporates. Stir in the crab meat. Add the sherry, egg, scallions, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and bread crumbs. Steam, covered, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in just enough whipping cream to bind the mixture.
Stuff each shrimp with a portion of the crab meat mixture. Arrange the shrimp stuffed side up in a baking dish. Drizzle with 6 Tablespoons butter, sprinkle with the cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

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