Millionaire Stuffed Shrimp

Millionaire Stuffed Shrimp

2 Dozen Jumbo Shrimp

6 Cups Water

1 Medium Onion – finely chopped

1/2 Medium Green Pepper – finely chopped

1/2 Cup Celery – finely chopped

1/2 Cup Butter – melted and divided

1 Pound Lump Crabmeat

1 Large Egg – lightly beaten

3/4 Cup Cracker Crumbs

1/2 Cup Mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. Mustard

2 Tsps. Worcestershire Sauce

1/8 tsp. ground red pepper


Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. Cut a slit almost through back of shrimp using a paring knife. Open shrimp and flatten. Bring water to a boil. Add shrimp; cook 1 minute. Drain and place in shallow pan.

In heavy skillet, cook onion, green pepper, and celery in 1/4 cup butter, stirring often, until just tender.

Combine crabmeat, egg, cracker crumbs, mayonnaise, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and red pepper in a bowl, stirring gently. Stir in vegetable mixture.

Top each shrimp with 3 Tbsp. crabmeat mixture; sprinkle with paprika. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup of butter over top.

Bake, uncovered, at 350ºF for 20 minutes, then broil 5 1/2 inches from heat for 6 minutes, basting twice with pan drippings.

Yields 4 appetizer servings or 2 main course servings.


  1. Sue says

    This is by far the best crab cake recipe that I have tried. I’ve been making it as crab cakes mostly for 4 years and serving at our Crabby Christmas dinner. It’s always a hit.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *