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Homemade Shrimp De Jonghe

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Shrimp de jonghe is a special preparation of whole shrimps hailing from Chicago. A casserole like preparation, the shrimp de jonghe is a herbed recipe made with added breadcrumbs laced with the flavors of sherry and garlic.
  Fresh shrimp/Four 5 ounce cans shrimp 2 Pound, cooked, shelled, deveined
  Toasted dry bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped green onions with tops 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Crushed tarragon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crushed garlic 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

If using canned shrimp, drain; cover with ice water.
Let stand 5 minutes; drain.
Combine crumbs, onions, parsley, and seasonings.
Add butter and sherry; mix thoroughly.
Combine crumb mixture and shrimp; toss lightly.
Place in well-greased, shallow 1 quart casserole.
Bake in 400 °F oven 15 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2540 Calories from Fat 1035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g180.5%

Saturated Fat 63.3 g316.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1620.8 mg540.3%

Sodium 3357.4 mg139.9%

Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 211 g422.7%

Vitamin A 142.9% Vitamin C 86.3%

Calcium 91.3% Iron 184.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Shrimp De Jonghe Recipe