Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Fish and Shellfish

Below the list of recipes contained in the Fish and Shellfish chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Fish Fillet With Bread Crumbs
  • Momma's Breaded Fish
  • Fried Fish
  • Batter-Fried Fish
  • Lemon-Batter Fish
  • Cheddar Fish Fillet
  • Parmesan Fish Fillet
  • Fish Fillet With Tomato
  • Flounder with Stuffing
  • Flounder Swiss
  • Flounder Vermouth
  • Breaded Fish Steak
  • Smelts
  • Fried Scallops
  • Steamed Crabs
  • Crabmeat Thermidor
  • Lobster Tail
  • Lobster Thermidor
  • Spiced Steamed Shrimp
  • Shrimp on Cheese
  • Baked Shrimp
  • Momma's Fried Shrimp
  • Stuffed Shrimp
  • Cheese-Stuffed Shrimp
  • Shrimp In A Bag
  • Shrimp Egg Foo Yung
  • Coquilles St. Jacques
  • Tracy's Favorite Seafood Muffin
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Stuffed Shrimp

Note: This dish is great to serve to guests. Tripling the recipe (12 shrimp) will fill a dinner plate before cooking. When cooked, the shrimp coil around the stuffing and create a perfect ring of pink shrimp on a plate. Cooking time is 3:30 minutes (_____) at 100% power.

4 oz. large shrimp


Peel shrimp and slit each down the back three-quarters of the way through. Flatten into butterfly shape and devein. Rinse off with water and place on a paper towel to drain.

2 tsp. butter

1 tbsp. chopped fresh or frozen onion

Put butter and onion into Menu-ette Skillet*. Cook 45 seconds (_____) at 100% power.

1/3 cup fresh bread crumbs*
(grate ¾ oz. piece of bread)

¼ tsp. dried parsley or
¾ tsp. minced fresh or frozen parsley

1/16 tsp. salt

pinch of tarragon

Add remaining ingredients to skillet. Mix well with rubber spatula. Arrange shrimp on paper plate with tails in center. Spread bread crumb mixture evenly over shrimp, covering them completely. Cover plate with paper towel. Cook 1:30 minutes (_____) at 100% power, giving plate a half turn halfway through cooking time. (Autorotating oven: Eliminate turn.) Place shrimp in emptied skillet and serve.

*White bread is acceptable, but whole-wheat bread adds extra flavor to the stuffing.

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.

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CorningWare Menu-ette



The CorningWare Menu-ette Skillet is useful when cooking in the microwave.



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