Shrimp Bread

posted by jeanndan 07-11-99 6:10 AM

Shrimp Bread

1 pound shrimp -- peeled and deveined
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 medium white onion -- chopped
1 French bread loaf
1 cup cheddar cheese -- shredded
cajun seasoning -- to taste
pinch paprika

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cut shrimp into small 1/2 inch pieces.

Saute onions in chicken stock over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stir-fry shrimp in briefly.

Cut French bread loaf in half, lengthwise. Take the top half and scrape out the center, so it looks like a boat. Spread the crumbs on a cookie sheet. Toast these crumbs and the hollow loaf until browned.

Combine crumbs with a pinch of cajun seasoning and paprika sauteed shrimp and onions; mix thoroughly. Stuff mixture into hollowed half of loaf and spread cheese over the top.

Bake for 3-5 minutes or until chees is melted. Serves 6

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