Baked Stuffed Shrimp-Ritz New England Style
- 1 stick butter
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. minced parsley
- 30 Ritz crackers, crumbled
- 20 jumbo shrimp, cleaned deveined, butterflied
Melt butter and add lemon juice mixing well. In a large bowl, crumble Ritz crackers well and add parsley to mixture
Clean, devein and butterfly shrimp by cutting shrimp horizontally but not all the way through, open shrimp to look like butterfly leaving the tails on. Add lemon butter to moisten but ritz cracker mix til slightly moist, but not wet stuffing consistency. Place shrimp in rows on pan sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Stuff shrimp with stuffing mixture. Pour remaining lemon butter over top and bake at 400 for about 10-15 minutes until done. Do not over cook shrimp. Serve with rice pilaf.