Crab Cake Stuffed Shrimp

Crab Cake Stuffed Shrimp is a pescatarian recipe with 24 servings. One serving contains 91 calories, 4g of protein, and 6g of fat. For 55 cents per serving, this recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as a hor d'oeuvre. A mixture of lemon, buttery round crackers, green bell pepper, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. This recipe from Foodista has 6 fans. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 16%, this dish is not so tremendous. Try Crab Cake Stuffed Shrimp, Crab Stuffed Shrimp, and Crab Stuffed Shrimp for similar recipes.

Servings: 24

 

Ingredients:

10 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided

1 cup onion, chopped

1 cup green bell pepper, chopped

1 cup red bell pepper, chopped

1/2 cup dry white wine

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 ( 8 ounce) containers crab meat

30 round buttery crackers (like Ritz)

1/2 cup panko bread crumbs

1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

24 large (jumbo) shrimp, peeled (tails on)

OPTIONAL: 1 lemon

Equipment:

baking paper

baking sheet

bowl

oven

knife

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat 5 tablespoons butter until melted. Add onion and saute until translucent. Add bell pepper, remaining 5 tablespoons butter, wine and garlic. Cook until tender (about 4 minutes). In a large bowl, add crab meat, onion mixture, cracker crumbs, panko, red pepper, Old Bay, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using a sharp knife and staring at the tail end, butterfly each shrimp. Place each butterflied shrimp on prepared pan, pressing to flatten. Form about 3 tablespoons crab mixture into an ball. Place on top of shrimp, pressing the shrimp tail over the crab. Repeat with remaining shrimp and crab mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. OPTIONAL: Squeeze fresh lemon juice over cooked appetizer. Serve immediately.

 

Step by step:


1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Heat 5 tablespoons butter until melted.

3. Add onion and saute until translucent.

4. Add bell pepper, remaining 5 tablespoons butter, wine and garlic.

5. Cook until tender (about 4 minutes).

6. In a large bowl, add crab meat, onion mixture, cracker crumbs, panko, red pepper, Old Bay, salt and pepper.

7. Stir to combine.

8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to 24 hours.

9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

10. Using a sharp knife and staring at the tail end, butterfly each shrimp.

11. Place each butterflied shrimp on prepared pan, pressing to flatten.

12. Form about 3 tablespoons crab mixture into an ball.

13. Place on top of shrimp, pressing the shrimp tail over the crab.

14. Repeat with remaining shrimp and crab mixture.

15. Bake 10 to 15 minutes.

16. OPTIONAL: Squeeze fresh lemon juice over cooked appetizer.

17. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Information:

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91 Calories
3g Protein
5g Total Fat
5g Carbs
1% Health Score
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Calories
91
5%

Fat
5g
9%

  Saturated Fat
3g
20%

Carbohydrates
5g
2%

  Sugar
1g
1%

Cholesterol
31mg
11%

Sodium
266mg
12%

Alcohol
0.52g
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Vitamin C
16mg
20%

Vitamin B12
0.91µg
15%

Selenium
6µg
10%

Vitamin A
369IU
7%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Manganese
0.12mg
6%

Phosphorus
53mg
5%

Zinc
0.78mg
5%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

Folate
14µg
4%

Vitamin B6
0.07mg
3%

Iron
0.56mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.47mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.05mg
3%

Calcium
28mg
3%

Magnesium
11mg
3%

Fiber
0.66g
3%

Vitamin B3
0.52mg
3%

Potassium
79mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.12mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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