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Morton’s Steakhouse Shrimp Alexander

Morton’s steakhouse is a fine steakhouse that is great to go to for special occasions.  You can make one of their popular appetizers at home with this recipe.  Shrimp is breaded and cooked in butter, shallots, garlic, and more.  You can enjoy this special shrimp dish anytime.

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Morton’s Steakhouse Shrimp Alexander

Morton’s Steakhouse Shrimp Alexander

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  • Recipe Type: Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes
  • Prep time:10 minutes
  • Cook time:10 minutes
  • Serves: 4
Morton’s Steakhouse Shrimp Alexander

Morton’s Steakhouse Shrimp Alexander


  • 4 ounces melted butter or margarine
  • Prepared bread crumbs (see below)
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp (8-12) to the pound
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2-3 teaspoons finely minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare bread crumbs by combing plain bread crumbs, shallots, parsley, and garlic. You may wish to add some salt and pepper to taste. Preheat oven to 500. Shell and devein shrimp; butterfly. Dip shrimp in butter (butter should be warm, not hot) then in bread crumb mixture.

Place on cookie sheet which has been sprayed with a butter-flavored spray. Cook 6-8 minutes.

Serve with a white wine butter sauce or a light cream sauce.

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  • Liz Nelson

    This is very good and easy to make. We really enjoyed this. I service it with a side of pasta and a salad very good.

    • Stephanie Manley

      I am so glad you enjoyed this one.