Fish and Seafood Recipes

Rich, meaty Portobello mushrooms are delicious all by themselves, but a seafood stuffing takes them to another level—with a definite Louisiana touch.

Shrimp Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Shrimp Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms recipe

Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 medium Portobello mushrooms (about 1 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces peeled, deveined and cooked Louisiana shrimp, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • 4 to 8 whole peeled, deveined, and cooked Louisiana shrimp, (21–25 count)
  • Fresh parsley or basil sprigs (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Wipe mushrooms with a clean, damp cloth or paper towel. Remove mushroom stems and chop them coarsely; set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Cook onion, garlic, and chopped mushroom stems in hot butter for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.
  4. Stir in chopped shrimp, bread crumbs, egg, lemon juice, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until shrimp turn opaque.
  5. Place portobello caps, stem sides up, on a baking sheet. Divide shrimp mixture among portobello caps. Sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  7. To serve, garnish with additional whole shrimp and herbs.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Louisiana Seafood Promotion Board
Recipe: courtesy of Louisiana Cookin'

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