Shrimp Boil on a Stick
8 inches wooden or metal skewers
fresh or frozen jumbo shrimp in shells
ears fresh sweet corn
pound tiny new potatoes
pound andouille sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
green onions, cut in 2-inch lengths
cup olive oil
tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
lemons, cut into wedges
recipe Thyme Lemon Butter
- If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Remove husks from the ears of corn. Scrub with a stiff brush to remove silks; rinse. Cut corn cobs into 1-inch pieces.
- Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven cook potatoes, covered, in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Add corn; return mixture to a boiling. Cook 5 minutes more or until vegetables are just tender. Drain. Set aside to cool slightly. Thread shrimp, sausage, potatoes, corn, and green onions onto skewers.
- In a small bowl stir together olive oil and seasoning; brush mixture over assembled skewers.
- For a charcoal grill, grill skewers on the greased rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals for 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once halfway through grilling and adding lemon wedges for the last 2 to 3 minutes of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium-high. Place skewers on greased grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as directed.)
- Serve with Thyme Lemon Butter and crusty bread.
Thyme Lemon Butter
of a fresh lemon, juiced
tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
clove garlic, minced
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
cup butter, cut into small cubes
- In a small saucepan combine the lemon juice, the white wine or chicken broth, garlic, and thyme. Bring to boiling. Gradually whisk in butter until all of it is melted. Remove from heat.
Nutrition Facts(Shrimp Boil on a Stick)
- Per serving:
- 682 kcal cal.,
- 48 g fat
- (17 g sat. fat,
- 5 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 23 g monounsatured fat),
- 202 mg chol.,
- 1445 mg sodium,
- 28 g carb.,
- 5 g fiber,
- 4 g sugar,
- 37 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet