shrimp au gratin

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sylvia Waldsmith
from Gautier, MS

This dish will impress! Serve it for a special dinner, holiday or just because! When Au Gratin is this easy, there is no need to order at a restaurant!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6 as a main course
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For shrimp au gratin

  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 3/4 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1/2 c
    shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    ground black pepper, or to tate
  • 2 - 3 dash
    hot sauce, or to taste
  • 3 c
    uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined, slightly chopped
  • 3
    scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 3/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make shrimp au gratin

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Over medium-low heat, melt butter. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly for one minute. Whisk in half and half until smooth and thick.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix together the cheeses, reserve ¾ cup to use for topping. Add cheese to half and half mixture and stir until melted. Add salt, pepper and hot sauce, taste and adjust seasoning.
  • 4
    Remove from heat, stir in shrimp and scallions until well blended. Pour mixture into large oven proof baking dish, or 6 individual oven proof baking dishes.
  • 5
    Mix bread crumbs and melted butter until well blended. Sprinkle reserved cheese over top of large dish or divide evenly over individual dishes. Top with bread crumbs.
  • 6
    Bake for 30 minutes until lightly browned and bubbly.
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