Shrimp Boil

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

This is the best Shrimp Boil recipe ever! You'll find it so easy to follow and all the ingredients cooked to perfection using the timed directions.
This recipe comes very close to the famous crawfish boils of N'awlins.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
8 Servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 c
mccormick old bay seasoning
2 Tbsp
salt
4 qt
water
1 can(s)
(12 oz) beer*
8 medium
red potatoes, cut in quarters
2 large
sweet onions, cut in wedges
2 lb
lean, smoked sausage, cut in 2-inch lengths
6
ears fresh corn, broken in half
4 lb
large shrimp in shells

Step-By-Step

1In an 8-quart pot, bring Old Bay, salt, water, and beer to a boil.
2Add potatoes and onions; cook over high heat for 8 minutes.
3Add smoked sausage to potatoes and onions; continue to cook on high for 5 minutes.
4Add corn to pot; continue to boil for 7 minutes.
5Add shrimp in shells, cook for 4 minutes.
6TIP:
*Alternative to beer:
Substitute chicken broth or chicken stock.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom