Casserole of Shrimp in Garlic Butter

Casserole of Shrimp in Garlic Butter

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs shrimp
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 dash cayenne
  • 1/2 cup sherry wine
  • 2 cups soft breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Rinse shrimp, drop unshelled shrimp into boiling salted water.
  2. Cover; heat to boiling, then lower heat and simmer gently until shells turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  3. Drain, cool in cold water. Peel off shells and remove vein that runs down back.
  4. To melted butter, add garlic, parsley, paprika, cayenne and sherry; mix. Add bread crumbs and toss.
  5. Place shrimp in greased individual casseroles or 11 x 7 baking dish. Spoon butter mixture over.
  6. Bake at 325F for 20 to 25 minutes or until crumbs brown. Sprinkle with additional parsley.