Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Imperial stuff shrimp

Dave Smith

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@DaveSSmith1

I did go shopping on my way home Friday. I was looking for different score of something a pound of Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab meat at Sam's club $16.95. I admit I did have some grand plans for the crabmeat, but feeling the way I did, I decided a simpler route was in order. Usually I make a batch of crabcakes, but for some reason my mind went to days gone by and an old favorite, Crab Imperial. Then I had and a-haw-minute. You don’t see Crab Imperial on the menu very often, and it’s so over priced here is a recipe for under $5.00 (1 pound crab meat 3/4 pound Colossal shrimp


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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

STEAM SHRIMP

3/4 lb
shrimp
2 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
1 can(s)
beer,

JUMBO LUMP CRAB IMPERIAL

1 lb
lump crab meat
1/2 c
mayonnaise
1 tsp
suga
1 tsp
old bay seasoning
1 tsp
parsley, italian
1
egg
1
lemon juice, fresh

Step-By-Step

1First take each shrimp and skewer them from head to tail. (3/4 of pound colossal shrimp 12).
2Take 1/2 of the beer to steam them till they turn white NOTE not all the way done. Then the chef can drink the rest of the beer.
3Place Shrimp in an ice bath right away. to stop the cooking
4Mix mayonnaise, egg, sugar, old bay, lemon juice and parsley together and blend well, this is your imperial sauce.
5Gently fold crabmeat into imperial sauce, being careful not to break up crab meat.
6Here is when the fun comes in split or butterfly and clean each shrimp. You will need 12 If you have any left over the chef can eat them.
7Scope the mixture over the shrimp (2 per servicing) I add old bay or paprika for color
8Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes (top will turn golden brown)
9Server with Black Rice, bean and Cole slaw
10Note you want them to look like Crabs

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American