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Louisiana Shrimp Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

Seafood is a popular food in our area. Since crabs and shrimp are so plentiful in our bayous and rivers, they're used in a variety of recipes, like in this Louisiana Shrimp Casserole recipe. —Ethel Miller, Eunice, Louisiana
Louisiana Shrimp Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 4 slices day-old bread, cubed
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion tops
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Heat large skillet over medium heat; add onion, green pepper and celery in butter. Cook and stir until tender, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add soup and shrimp; cook until shrimp turn pink, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the rice, crab, bread cubes, cream, onion tops and seasonings.
  2. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over casserole. Bake uncovered until heated through, 25-30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 329 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 822mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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