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Stuffed Shrimp w/ Crabmeat

  • Author: FoodieNotAChef
  • Prep Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Stuffed Shrimp with Crabmeat is a fancy appetizer you need to try. It’s absolutely delicious and quite easy to make



  • 8 jumbo shrimp
  • 1 cup Fresh lump crab meat
  • ½ lemon
  • ¼ tsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 ½ tsp mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp old bay
  • ¼ tsp creole seasoning
  • pinch of black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp Stovetop Stuffing
  • 1 ½ tbsp melted butter
  • A thin piece of hot pepper, finely chopped, or hot sauce (optional)

Sauce mixture: mixture of cocktail sauce, mayonnaise, honey mustard, Sriracha and a pinch of sugar.


  1. Place crabmeat into a small bowl, then add a squeeze of lemon juice, cilantro, mayo, mustard, paprika, old bay, creole seasoning, salt, and pepper to taste. Add your bread crumbs. Mix well then place into the fridge while you prep the shrimp.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Peel shrimp leaving the tail on, then devein. Give it a good rinse, then pat dry using a paper towel. Butterfly the shrimp.
  4. Form your crabmeat into a ball, place it onto the shrimp, then press the tail into the meat to enclose the ball.
  5. Place stuffed shrimp onto baking pan lined with foil.
  6. Brush a generous amount of melted butter over the stuffed shrimp, then sprinkle a small amount of paprika over it.
  7. Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • Category: Appetizer