Stuffed shrimp recipes will help you celebrate any special occasion like a raise, a promotion or even an anniversary. These dishes are very elegant and very delectable. There are many different ways to prepare stuffed shrimp and several different ingredients that will have your tastebuds jumping for joy.
Many times stuffed shrimp recipes use other seafood ingredients like this one. This one uses clams for a great and tasty treat. For this recipe you will need:
1 pound of shrimp (peeled and de-veined), ¾ cup of cracker or bread crumbs, 3 tablespoons of melted butter or margarine, 1 small can of minced clams, 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1/3 cup of sweet sherry, salt and pepper to taste.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. To start you will need to cut the shrimp down the middle and have it in the butterfly style, but leave the tails attached. Mix together the cracker or bread crumbs, butter, clams, garlic, salt and pepper. Stuff each shrimp with the mixture. Place the shrimp in a baking dish and pour the sherry around the shrimp. Bake for around 15 minutes until shrimp are transparent in the center.
Stuffed shrimp recipes are very popular and you will find several that use all kinds of spices and other ingredients to create wonderful and mouth watering meals. Just like this one. This one also uses crab meat. You will need:
shrimp, ¼ cup of milk, 1 egg, ¼ cup of cracker or bread crumbs, 1 pound of crab meat, 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon of hot sauce, 1 teaspoon of dried mustard, 1 teaspoon of miracle whip, 2 cubed slices of bread, 1 small onion chopped, ½ cup of green bell pepper, and ½ cup of melted butter or margarine.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare the shrimp as you did in the recipe above in the butterfly style leaving the tails attached. Stir together the egg and milk. Mix together the crabmeat, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, mustard, mayo, bread cubes, salt and pepper. Sauté the onions and green pepper in a small amount of butter, and then add to the crab mixture. Now, dip the shrimp into the egg mixture and place in a baking dish. Top each shrimp with the crab mixture and bake for 40 minutes.
You are sure to enjoy stuffed shrimp recipes and so will your dinner guests. They are easy to prepare and a joy to eat.