The Moment I Took A Bite Of This Recipe, I Knew I Had To Get Seconds


The Moment I Took A Bite Of This Recipe, I Knew I Had To Get Seconds

Certain dishes are more than just a blend of ingredients; they’re a tapestry of memories. Among them stands the Baked Shrimp Casserole, a dish that, for me, echoes laughter, love, and familial warmth. I still vividly remember the magic of my first bite at a family gathering, an enchanting union of crispy golden crust and the tender embrace of perfectly seasoned shrimp. This dish, lovingly prepared by my aunt, was nothing short of a showstopper.

Since then, every occasion graced by this casserole has been memorable. Its deceptively simple concoction always steals the spotlight, be it an intimate dinner or a grand feast. And now, I share this heirloom recipe with you, in the hopes that it creates as many precious memories for you as it has for me.


For the Casserole:

1 pound (450 grams) shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons butter

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup (240 ml) chicken broth

1 cup (240 ml) heavy cream

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon paprika

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup (100 grams) cheddar cheese, grated

1/4 cup (25 grams) Parmesan cheese, grated

Fresh parsley, finely chopped for garnish

For the Topping:
1 cup (100 grams) breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons melted butter


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