Shrimp and Sausage Boil

Bring an easy-to-share platter of this low-country favorite recipe to the table and everyone will be impressed. Toss in the lemon halves at the last to squeeze over the shrimp.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
1 hr
Cook:
30 mins
Start to Finish:
1 hr 30 mins
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Shrimp and Sausage Boil

Ingredients
1
3 ounce bag shrimp or crab boil
3
tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
2 1/4
pounds small new potatoes
4
corn, husked and cut in 1-1/2- to 3-inch pieces
1
pounds spicy smoked link sausage (kielbasa or andouille), diagonally sliced in 1-inch pieces
3
pounds medium to large unpeeled shrimp (preferably heads on)
3
lemons, halved
 
Snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
 
Garlic Mayonnaise and Cocktail Sauce (see recipe)

Directions

  1. In a 12- to 16-quart pot bring 2 gallons water to boiling. Add shrimp or crab boil and Old Bay Seasoning; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Add potatoes, a few at a time, allowing water to continue simmering. Simmer 7 to 10 minutes, until nearly tender. Add corn; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Add sausage and shrimp. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until shrimp are opaque (do not overcook shrimp) and sausage is heated through; drain.
  2. Transfer to large platter. Add lemon halves and sprinkle parsley. Serve hot or within 1 hour of cooking. Pass Garlic Mayonnaise and Cocktail Sauce. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Shrimp and Sausage Boil)
    Per serving:
  • 678 kcal cal.,
  • 34 g fat
  • (11 g sat. fat,
  • 4 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 339 mg chol.,
  • 1356 mg sodium,
  • 41 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 53 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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