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Crab-Topped Shrimp

Makes: 16 servings
Prep 35 mins Bake 425°F 10 mins
Crab-Topped Shrimp
Ingredients
  • 16  fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells (about 12 ounces)
  • 1  ounce  cream cheese, softened (2 Tbsp.)
  • 2  tablespoons  mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1  teaspoon  Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1 6 1/2 ounce can  lump crabmeat, drained and flaked
  • 2  tablespoons  finely chopped green onion
  • 2  tablespoons  finely chopped roasted red sweet pepper
Directions

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in mayonnaise, mustard, and salt. Stir in crabmeat, green onion, and red pepper until combined.

3. Butterfly each shrimp by cutting through the rounded side almost to the other side. Open shrimp and lay flat, cut side down, in prepared baking pan. Divide crab mixture among shrimp, shaping the mixture into a mound. Bring shrimp tails up and over the crab mixture.

4. Bake about 10 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (Crab-Topped Shrimp)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 38,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 23,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • vit. A (IU) 49,
  • vit. C (mg) 4,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 90,
  • Potassium (mg) 63,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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