Crab-Stuffed Shrimp

You can buy prepackaged cooked crabmeat in the seafood section of your grocery store.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1⁄2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 cup cooked crab meat
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1⁄2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten


  • Preheat broiler. Prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Butterfly the shrimp and place cut-side down on the baking sheet. Set aside.
  • Heat butter in a small saucepan until bubbly. Add lemon juice, crab meat, parsley, and breadcrumbs. Move mixture to a bowl and add 1⁄2 of the beaten egg. Mix constantly to prevent egg from cooking. Discard remaining egg.
  • Spoon equal amounts of breadcrumb mixture onto butterflied shrimp. Press the shrimp tail over the stuffing. Broil for 6 minutes or until browned. Serve hot.