Joe's Crab Shack Seafood Stuffing
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 bunch celery, trimmed and diced
3 large onions, diced
1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 pound pollock fillets
1/2 pound salad shrimp, chopped
1 ounce shrimp base
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 cups croutons
1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 pound crab claw meat
Saut? celery, onion, and garlic in margarine until translucent.
Add pollock and cook for 5-7 minutes.
Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes.
Drain most (but not all) of liquid from pan.
Stir in shrimp base and peppers.
Fold in croutons and breadcrumbs.
Fold in crab meat.
NOTES: Joe's Crab Shack uses this stuffing to make their Crab Balls (roll stuffing into 1-inch balls, roll in flour, and deep-fry until brown), their Crab Stuffed Shrimp (peel and devein uncooked shrimp, slice down middle the opposite site you deveined, lay shrimp cut side up in a small oven-proof dish, press 1 tablespoon stuffing into each shrimp cut, brush with melted butter, and bake in 375 degree F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned), and their Crab Stuffed Shrimp Embrochette.