Creamy Shrimp Casserole

Rene Palmer

By
@slinky789

My mom made this and I thought that she was nuts to mix shrimp & cream cheese. Boy was I wrong! My husband told me that this was one of the best things that I've ever made. For a twist on this recipe, you can add 1 lb crabmeat.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1-8oz pkg
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
butter
1
large onion, chopped
1
small bell pepper, chopped
3
ribs celery, chopped
1/2 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1-1/2 lb
shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1 Tbsp
finely chopped garlic
tabasco, to taste
1 tsp
white pepper
1 c
cooked rice
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
cracker crumbs

Step-By-Step

1Melt butter in 2 quart saucepan; add cream cheese and stir until cheese is melted. *I usually whisk the melted cream cheese and butter together once the cream cheese is melted.
2In heavy Dutch oven, saute onion, bell pepper and celery in 3T butter.
3Add sliced mushrooms and shrimp and simmer about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
4Add the melted cream cheese and butter mixture.
5Blend in soup, seasonings and rice.
6Spray a large casserole dish with vegetable spray. Then carefully place mixture in the casserole dish.
7Toss Cheddar cheese and cracker crumbs together and sprinkle over top. Bake at 350 for 30 min, until bubbly and golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood, Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy