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Blue Cheese-Stuffed Shrimp Recipe

Blue Cheese-Stuffed Shrimp Recipe

Cooked shrimp become something more extraordinary when stuffed with blue cheese. The mild flavor has mass appeal.—Amy Dollimount, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chopped shallot
  • 1/2 teaspoon Creole mustard
  • 24 cooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in 1/3 cup parsley, blue cheese, shallot and mustard. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Starting with the tail end of each shrimp, make a deep slit along the deveining line to within 1/4 to 1/2 in. of the bottom. Stuff with cream cheese mixture; press remaining parsley onto cream cheese mixture. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed shrimp: 43 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 meat.

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cindiak User ID: 221828 93145
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2014

"So good and very easy. Brought them to a potluck and work and everyone thought they were great."

I1950 User ID: 2045377 178160
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"I have made this recipe several times and it has been a big hit. Last Christmas a draped the stuffed shrimp in a Christmas tree-shaped cake mold. Looks very festive and I go home with an empty container."

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