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.