~ Double Your Pleasure Seafood Spread ~ Cassies

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I've been going through my pantry, preparing for the holiday and came across a can of shrimp. I had a package of imitation crab as well...so, I decided to make something of the two, and a spread came to mind, as I had plenty of bread crumbs too.

This delicious cracker spread was born. Might I add, very well received. It was gone in no time.

Double for a party...delicious!
Enjoy!


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Serves:

about 1 1/2 cups

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
seasoned bread crumbs
3 - 4 Tbsp
melted, butter
4 .25 oz
can, baby shrimp - drained
3 1/2 oz
imitation crabmeat - chopped ~ or use fresh
1/4 tsp
old bay seasoning ~ or to taste
1/2
lemon squeezed
1
green onion, sliced or minced
1 1/4 c
heavy cream or enough to make mixture spreadable - i used about 1 1/4 cup
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paprika ~ optional
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese - divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix bread crumbs with melted butter.
2
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Grease or spray a small casserole dish. Set aside.

In a medium sized bowl, mix crab, shrimp, cream, 2/3 cup bread crumbs, 1/2 Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, old bay seasoning, green onion, until well combined and spreadable consistency. If needs more cream, add it.
3
Spoon into prepared dish. Top with remaining crumbs, sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and sprinkle with paprika.
4
Bake for 25 - 30 minutes or until golden and heated through.

Serve with lemon slices and crackers if you prefer.

Note: If you don't like combining the shrimp & crab, can use your favorite, just use 8 ounces. We loved the flavor of the combined.

Enjoy!

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