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Bayou Country Seafood Casserole Recipe

Bayou Country Seafood Casserole Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and celery in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add soup and shrimp; cook and stir over medium heat 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. 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 at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional 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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acooley1 User ID: 62623 40710
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2014

"I think we might be the only ones to try this that didn't really care too much for it. I can't quite put my finger on it, but this just didn't impress us. It looks like a lot of other folks have loved this recipe, so don't let my one "meh" review scare you away. It was edible...just didn't suit our tastes."

maryilyes User ID: 6926297 7796
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2013

"I made a few alterations and doubled the recipe, it was a hit! I omitted the bread cubes and added shredded cheddar towards the end of baking. I used imitation crab and shrimp, another time shrimp & scallops all was very good."

Margielou_wa User ID: 56764 14823
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"My family says this recipe is a keeper. I used all shrimp since that is our favorite sea food and it was delicious."

mommyliz User ID: 6496227 22926
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

"The family loved this. I used lobster, crab, and shrimp. Next time I will leave out the bread, it doesn't need it."

Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 13309
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2011

"Fabulous! i doubled recipe for Thanksgiving dinner and took KarenML's suggestion, 2lbs shrimp and 1lb scallops and omitted crab. used ritz cracker topping. the dish received rave reviews from my family. my niece said it tastes like the Outer Banks Sampler at Red Lobster. Highly Recommend this one!"

grammijudi User ID: 4202008 7795
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2009

"This is an awesome recipe! I absolutely loved it and so did everyone who ate some. I will definitely make this again and again!"

KarenML User ID: 2462794 14808
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2009

"OMG this was sooooo good! I made this for my sister's birthday and I DOUBLED it, we love leftovers. I used two pounds of shrimp and a pound of bay scallops and no crab meat. I also cooked extra rice which I added after adding all the other ingredients."

MajorGSP User ID: 3065375 36967
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2008


On my second attempt, I added about one-half pound browned andouille sausage. It was even better if that's possible!"

dhsmom2 User ID: 1568103 40707
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2008

"YUM!  copying and saving

Thanks debhaase for your remarks on the ingredients....marking on my printed copy

debhaase User ID: 2224113 40706
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2008

"use 1 pint of half and half instead of 3/4c

also, use crushed ritz crackers instead of bread crumbs for topping"

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