Jumbo Lump Crab Stuffed Shrimp

Crab stuffed shrimp is one of the most popular menu items out there. Our IQF Jumbo Lump crab is perfect for this application and can help keep your food cost in line. Paired with a rich hollandaise sauce spiked with the smoky and spicy flavor of Chipotle peppers and you’ve got a great start to a seafood feast or a great main course.

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Total Time: 40m

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces IQF Jumbo Lump Crab
  • 1 pound Extra Large Shrimp (16-20 count), peeled, deveined and butterflied
  • 1 Stick Butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice, about ½ of a lemon
  • 1 Large Scallion, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped Parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Seafood Seasoning
  • 1 cup Fresh Breadcrumbs, about 3-4 slices
  • 2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • Chipotle Hollandaise
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Sauce from Chipotles in Adobo
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • ½ Cup Butter
  • Salt to Taste

Instructions

  1. For the shrimp
  2. Preheat oven to 350⁰. Combine all ingredients except crab and ¼ of the butter in a bowl and mix to combine. In a separate bowl add the crab and ¼ of the butter and gently toss to coat the crab. Lay the shrimp cut side up on a buttered baking dish. Place a heaping tablespoon of the stuffing onto each shrimp and place 1-2 pieces of the crab on top. Drizzle with the remaining butter and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
  3. For the Hollandaise
  4. Microwave butter until hot. Add the egg, lime juice and Chipotle sauce to a blender and blend until smooth. With the blender on high, slowly add butter in a thin stream. Season with salt to taste. Keep sauce warm until serving.

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