Baked Stuffed Shrimp with Ritz Crackers®


  • 2 (4 ounce) packages crushed buttery round crackers (such as Ritz®)
  • cooking spray
  • ½ cup parsley
  • 5saltine crackers, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 4sea scallops, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped imitation crabmeat
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup white cooking wine
  • 20jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.


  • Step 2

    Mix crushed round crackers, parsley, saltines, celery salt, and garlic together in a large bowl. Add scallops, crabmeat, melted butter, and cooking wine; mix stuffing well.

  • Step 3

    Place a shrimp on a flat work surface. Slice horizontally through the middle, being careful not to cut all the way through to the other side. Open the 2 sides and spread them out like an open book. Repeat with remaining shrimp.

  • Step 4

    Stuff each shrimp with a heaping tablespoon of stuffing and place back-side up in the baking dish. Repeat with remaining shrimp and stuffing. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons water to the bottom of the baking dish to keep shrimp moist during baking.

  • Step 5

    Bake in the preheated oven until shrimp are opaque and stuffing is beginning to brown, 15 to 18 minutes.

  • Cook's Note:

    Serve with melted butter or freshly squeezed lemon.

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