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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
First take each shrimp and skewer them from head to tail. (3/4 of pound colossal shrimp 12).
2
Take 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.
3
Place Shrimp in an ice bath right away. to stop the cooking
4
Mix mayonnaise, egg, sugar, old bay, lemon juice and parsley together and blend well, this is your imperial sauce.
5
Gently fold crabmeat into imperial sauce, being careful not to break up crab meat.
6
Here 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.
7
Scope the mixture over the shrimp (2 per servicing) I add old bay or paprika for color
8
Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes (top will turn golden brown)
9
Server with Black Rice, bean and Cole slaw
10
Note you want them to look like Crabs

About this Recipe

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