Ingredients

  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter (divided)
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 16 ounces crab meat
  • 30 buttery crackers (round, like Ritz)
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • jumbo shrimp (24 large, peeled, tails on)
  • 1 lemon

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Heat 5 tablespoons butter until melted.
  3. Add onion and saute until translucent.
  4. Add bell pepper, remaining 5 tablespoons butter, wine and garlic.
  5. Cook until tender (about 4 minutes).
  6. In a large bowl, add crab meat, onion mixture, cracker crumbs, panko, red pepper, Old Bay, salt and pepper.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to 24 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  10. Using a sharp knife and staring at the tail end, butterfly each shrimp.
  11. Place each butterflied shrimp on prepared pan, pressing to flatten.
  12. Form about 3 tablespoons crab mixture into an ball.
  13. Place on top of shrimp, pressing the shrimp tail over the crab.
  14. Repeat with remaining shrimp and crab mixture.
  15. Bake 10 to 15 minutes.
  16. OPTIONAL: Squeeze fresh lemon juice over cooked appetizer.
  17. Serve immediately.
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NutritionView more

620Calories
Sodium58%DV1400mg
Fat52%DV34g
Protein63%DV32g
Carbs14%DV43g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories620Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat34g52%
Saturated Fat19g95%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol205mg68%
Sodium1400mg58%
Potassium770mg22%
Protein32g63%
Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate43g14%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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