|Frozen asparagus||20 Ounce (Two 10 Ounce Each Packages)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Cream cheese||3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)|
|Canned cream of shrimp soup||10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Small shrimp||1 Can (10 oz), drained|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
|Cracker crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine asparagus with water in a 1 1/2-quart casserole; microwave 10 minutes.
Turn dish and separate pieces after 5 minutes.
Drain and set aside.
Combine cream cheese, soup and cayenne; beat until smooth.
Stir in shrimp.
Pour over asparagus.
Mix melted butter and cracker crumbs, stirring thoroughly.
Sprinkle buttered crumbs and paprika on top of asparagus.
Microwave 8 to 10 minutes.
After 5 minutes, turn dish one-half turn.