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Shrimp stuffed salmon fillet on a plate with a fork.

Shrimp Stuffed Salmon

Succulent garlic shrimp and cheeses make the stuffing in this baked stuffed salmon recipe. Easy to make for weeknight meals but perfectly elegant for spcial occasions.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon stuffed with shrimp, shrimp stuffed salmon, stuffed salmon recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 943kcal


  • skillet
  • Sharp knife
  • mixing bowl
  • Small roasting pan or baking sheet
  • spatula


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 8 ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 8 oz raw shrimp no tails
  • cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Ingredients to make shrimp stuffed salmon.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  • When oil is heated, add shrimp and garlic.
    Garlic and shrimp are in the skillet to cook.
  • Stir often, being sure not to burn the garlic.
    Shrimp turn pink when cooked.
  • Cook until shrimp is pink and opaque. Remove from heat.
    Cooked shrimp in a pan with a spatula.
  • Stir in mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese.
    Cheese is added to the pan with the shrimp and garlic.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut each fillet horizontally, creating a pocket for the stuffing. Be sure not to cut all the way through the fillet.
    Piece of salmon with pocket cut into it.
  • Stuff each fillet with stuffing. Be sure to save some to add to the top at the end of baking.
    Stuffing is placed into cut part of salmon.
  • Place the stuffed salmon fillets on a baking sheet or roasting pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    Salt and pepper is sprinkled on fillets.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and add remaining stuffing to the top of each fillet.
    More stuffing is added on top of the cooked salmon.
  • Broil for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
    Piece of stuffed salmon fillet on a plate with fork breaking it apart.
  • Serve up with your favorite sides.
    Cooked stuffed salmon with shrimp on a plate with fork on the side.
  • Enjoy each bite!
    Bite of shrimp stuffed salmon on a fork.


Calories: 943kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 78g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 24g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 336mg | Sodium: 2694mg | Potassium: 1324mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 798IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 532mg | Iron: 3mg