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.