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Special Shrimp Bake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr

A special shrimp bake to serve family and dinner guests.

Course: Casserole, Main Course
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: almonds, cream of shrimp soup, rice, shrimp
Servings: 8
: 332 kcal
  • 3 quarts water
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice plus 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 10 3/4 oz can condensed cream of shrimp soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning (Old Bay)
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  1. Season water with 1 teaspoon salt. Bring water to a boil. Add shrimp, boil for 3 minutes. Drain, rinse shrimp under running cold water. Set aside.

  2. In a small skillet heat oil over medium heat until hot. Sauté green pepper, onion and celery in hot oil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, lemon zest, butter and shrimp. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl combine cream of shrimp soup, half and half, rice and seasonings. Fold in shrimp mixture.

  4. Lightly spray 2 quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spoon shrimp mixture into prepared dish. Cover, bake at 350° for 45 minutes.

  5. Remove cover, sprinkle top with almonds and cheese. Bake 15 minutes longer or until cheese has melted and casserole is bubbly.

Nutrition Facts
Special Shrimp Bake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 376mg125%
Sodium 1742mg76%
Potassium 243mg7%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 12.1mg15%
Calcium 271mg27%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.