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Captain George's Seafood Casserole Recipe

Captain George's Seafood Casserole Recipe

Captain George's seafood casserole is an easy-to-make seafood dish that packs a flavor punch! It’s full of fresh shrimp, scallops, and lump crabmeat and is topped with a creamy Parmesan cheese sauce. Serve it as an entree or side dish at your next dinner party to impress your guests! With the perfect blend of spices, this classic recipe is sure to be a hit.
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 500kcal


  • 9x13 baking dish
  • large saucepan


  • 8 tbsp. Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 lb. fresh cleaned sea scallops
  • 3 tsp. Melted Butter
  • 1/2 lb. fresh lump crabmeat
  • 3 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 8 tbsp. heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 lb. fresh peeled shrimp
  • 8 tbsp.  low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 tbsp. scallions chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill chopped
  • 8 tbsp. panko breadcrumbs


  • Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C). Grease an 11x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and scallops to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 3 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine cream, chicken broth, Parmesan cheese, scallions, parsley, basil, dill, and panko breadcrumbs. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Add cooked shrimp and scallops to the baking dish. Pour cream mixture overtop and spread out evenly with a rubber spatula. Sprinkle crabmeat on top of the casserole.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until the top is golden brown and bubbly. Serve hot with your favorite side dishes.


-If your casserole needs a little extra flavor, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or paprika to the cream mixture.
-For more heat, you can substitute habanero peppers for the jalapeños in this recipe.
-For a healthier alternative, use low-fat or skim milk and replace the butter with olive oil.
-If you don't have panko breadcrumbs on hand, feel free to substitute crushed crackers instead.
-Be sure to use fresh shrimp, scallops, and crabmeat for the best results.
-Fresh herbs are key in this recipe - don't skip them!
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