Stuffed Baked Jumbo Shrimp

by Alyona's Cooking
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These Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp are so easy to prepare and taste incredibly delicious! 

I was inspired to recreate this dish after trying Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp at my husbands Christmas work party in a fancy restaurant. They happened to serve this with baby potatoes as the main course and I was so intrigued by the appearance and taste… My mother and sister who were over when I first tried attempting these shrimp, sure did approve that it’s tasty. If you have never made stuffed shrimp you really need to try this!

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Ingredients for Stuffed Baked Jumbo Shrimp:

  • 1 lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp, peeled & deveined, tails on
  • 2 heaping tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 cups Chicken stuffing mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp Old bay seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • salt to taste

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How to make Stuffed Baked Jumbo Shrimp: 

  1. First, combine the stuffing mix, mayonnaise, old bay seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, egg and water in a medium sized bowl. Then, stir to combine and set aside to thicken slightly.

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2. After that, butterfly the shrimps by making light incisions in the inner part of the shrimps starting from the tail down, and remove any veins. Don’t slice it too deep in. 

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3. Farther more, season the shrimp with salt to taste.

4. Also, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

5. Then place a heaping teaspoon full of the stuffing mixture into each butterflied shrimp.

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6. After that, place stuffed shrimp into a lightly greased baking dish or an oven safe skillet and continue to work with remaining shrimp.

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7. Finally, drizzle shrimp with melted butter and bake for 20-25 minutes.IMG_2666

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3.94 from 31 votes

Stuffed Baked Jumbo Shrimp

Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 -10
Author: Alyona's Cooking
These Jumbo stuffed shrimp are so easy to prepare and they taste incredibly delicious! Stuffing mix is used to stuff these jumbo shrimp. Easy and delicious.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp peeled & deveined, tails on
  • 2 heaping tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 cups Chicken stuffing mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp Old bay seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Combine the stuffing mix, mayonnaise, old bay seasoning, worestshire sauce, garlic powder, egg and water in a medium sized bowl. Stir to combine and set aside to thicken slightly.
  • Butterfly the shrimps by making light incisions in the inner part of the shrimps starting from the tail down. Remove any veins. Don't slice too deep in.
  • Season the shrimp with salt to taste.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place a heaping teaspoon full of the stuffing mixture into each butterflied shrimp.
  • Place stuffed shrimp into a lightly greased baking dish or an oven safe skillet and continue to work with remaining shrimp.
  • Drizzle shrimp with melted butter and bake for 20-25 minutes.
Let us know when you make this recipe!Leave a comment, rate it, and tag #alyonascooking!

 

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30 comments

Gary January 15, 2020 - 1:24 am

I wonder how it would turn out if; you laid a half slice of bacon in the palm of your hand, placed the butterflied shrimp on top of the bacon, stuffed the shrimp as directed, wrapped the bacon around the stuffed shrimp and cooked it until the bacon was fairly crispy. Do you think it would turn out good or would the bacon burn before the 20-25 minutes cooking time was completed?

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Alyona's Cooking January 15, 2020 - 8:55 am

That’s actually a really good idea, Gary! A 20 minute mark for bacon is ideal so I don’t think they’ll burn.

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Camille Turner December 20, 2019 - 8:48 am

do you prepare the stuffing mix from the box first ?

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Alyona's Cooking December 20, 2019 - 1:57 pm

No prepping stuffing mix, Camille. Everything gets mixed uncooked and bakes.

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Charlene September 17, 2019 - 11:54 am

Sorry to correct your spelling BUT I grew up in Worcester, MA. Everyone has a problem spelling Worcester.
Anyway, spelling it the right way…….WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE. It’s one word I always spell right. LOL

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Linda may May 30, 2019 - 8:39 am

I would love to try this I live stuff strimp

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Steve March 27, 2019 - 12:16 pm

Tried this recipe and was.not only easy but delicious, thanks

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Alex March 28, 2019 - 6:00 am

You’re welcome, Steve. Thanks for the feedback!

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BOB WERNER January 18, 2019 - 7:17 pm

5 stars
This was very good. Made exactly as written, less the salt.
Used 16/20 count shrimp. Bigger would be better. Cooked 25 minutes.
Also, used an entire 6oz box of Stove Top stuffing, which is just over two cups.

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Alyona's Cooking January 19, 2019 - 8:24 am

Thank you for your feedback, Bob. It’s nice to hear it turned out very good for you!

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Georgina March 6, 2019 - 1:32 pm

5 stars
Sounds delish. I have the shrimp and stove top mix. Will try tonight. I have a question. Should the mix be made before stirring in mayo?

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Alex March 7, 2019 - 11:20 am

Let me know how the stuffed shrimp turn out for you and, you would mix the mayo with the stuffing mix as directed.

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Joe November 21, 2019 - 8:27 pm

Not clear, are we starting with dry stuffing or the prepared stuffing mix as directed on the box. Joe

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Alyona's Cooking November 22, 2019 - 6:57 am

Hi Joe, it would be the un-prepared stuffing mix.

Bob S. December 27, 2018 - 4:31 pm

Thank you for your recipe, I’m trying it out tonight. My family has been making stuffed baked jumbo shrimp on xmas eve for years. The recipe we use, calls for Progresso Italian style bread crumbs mixed with drained chopped clams and just enough melted butter to bind the stuffing together. Some years, the stuffing was overly rich, when the cook used too much of a heavy hand on the butter. Otherwise, it was always a treat

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Alyona's Cooking December 28, 2018 - 6:40 am

You are welcome, let me know how this version turns out for you.

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