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Shrimp Versailles Recipe
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Shrimp Versailles

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"Very rich and creamy. A real family favorite"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to BROIL. Lightly grease a 1 to 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons of margarine and saute the green onions. Toss in shrimp and saute until pink, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove shrimp with slotted spoon and set aside. Add cream cheese and milk to skillet, stirring constantly until cheese melts. Stir in Swiss cheese, wine, cooked shrimp, and red pepper. Cook until all cheese is melted and shrimp are heated through.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Combine bread crumbs and 2 tablespoons of melted margarine, sprinkle over shrimp mixture.
  5. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 25, 2003

This is exellent and very easy to make. Strongly suggest increasing the green onions by 2 more Tbsp. and increase the cayanne pepper to 1/4 tsp. Gives a perfect amount of "zing." Using the amount of pepper called for is me on this one. Next time I think I will add some mushrooms and maybe some garlic. This would be good company dish served in puff pastry tart shells.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 30, 2008

This was just ok. I made the recipe pretty much exactly as written - I did add quite a bit of chicken stock and milk to thin the sauce a bit but it didn't seem to help. It was SOOOO THICK - way too thick. It would have been good with probably 1/3 of the cream cheese. Won't be making this one again.

Jan 30, 2008

just great, with a few revisions. i doubled the onions like others did, added a good amt. of garlic powder, and added 1/2 T of cayenne. i also cooked the shrimp (2 lbs of med. sized in 1 T butter and a little olive oil) w/the cream cheese and spices thinking the flavors would meld better than cooking the shrimp first w/only the onions (and fresh mushrooms which i also added), knowing that shrimp cooks fast and it still had to go under the broiler. i also added more white wine and milk--didn't measure--no need to, it's pretty obvious when to quit as the original recipe is just too thick. served it over linguini and would never put it over rice. really, it was *divine* and everyone loved it here inc. my 11-yr-old son. thanx so much for the recipe!

Dec 27, 2010

I'm not normally a seafood lover, but I thought this was wonderful. Used pre-cooked, de-tailed shrimp, and made the following changes in accordance with reviewer's suggestions: 1. used 5T green onions (about 3 scallions total), 2. added two cloves of crushed garlic, 3. added only about 6 oz cream cheese, 4. increased white wine to 1/2 cup, added BEFORE cheese so it could reduce a little bit. It turned out wonderfully-- savory and rich, and not too seafoody. Thanks so much for this recipe!

Aug 17, 2010

This was sooo good but incredibly rich. It was exactly the flavors I wanted. My changes were only that I used butter instead of margarine, added garlic and used shrimp and scallops. When I sauteed the scallops a lot of moisture came out so I added that to the sauce which worked really well. The best part is my husband hates this kind of stuff so I have a full serving for lunch tomorrow as well.

Jun 20, 2008

Kind of like a creamy shrimp scampi. I added mushrooms and stirred in some linguine noodles before broiling. I didn't use the bread crumbs, but Parmesan instead. I will make again, with maybe a T or two more of milk or a little less cream cheese.

Oct 25, 2006

This was good but it is indeed very very rich. The only thing I did differently was to use Neufchâtel cream cheese and half Swiss, half Provolone. I think this would work with grilled tuna steaks too. Thanks!

Aug 26, 2009

Great Recipe. Sorry I don't usually measure but here were my alterations to the recipe. 1/2 yellow onion. 1 bunch green onions, italian blend cheese, and Sauvignon Blanc wine over angel hair pasta. This is a really rich dish and it was great for a special dinner for my husband. Enjoy


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  • Calories
  • 628 kcal
  • 31%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.1 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 360 mg
  • 120%
  • Fat
  • 44.2 g
  • 68%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 47.2 g
  • 94%
  • Sodium
  • 814 mg
  • 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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