Bring an easy-to-share platter of this favorite low-country recipe to the table and everyone will be impressed. We call for smoked kielbasa or andouille sausage for this seafood boil since it's already cooked, that way you only have to worry about cooking until the shrimp is done without worrying about overcooked shrimp. Toss in the lemon halves last to squeeze over the shrimp and sausage boil for bright fresh flavor.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Shrimp and Sausage Boil

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tip

Shrimp boil or crab boil (a common brand is Zatarain's) can be found in your grocery store's spice aisle in a bag or bottle. If you can't find the spice blend, you can sub additional Old Bay Seasoning.

Nutrition Facts (Shrimp and Sausage Boil)

678 calories; 34 g total fat; 11 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat; 339 mg cholesterol; 1356 mg sodium. 1418 mg potassium; 41 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 53 g protein; 583 IU vitamin a; 57 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 9 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 56 mcg folate; 3 mcg vitamin b12; 141 mg calcium; 6 mg iron;

Garlic Mayonnaise

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  • In a small bowl stir together garlic, olive oil, and mayonnaise.

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Cocktail Sauce

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  • In a bowl combine chili sauce, ketchup, onion, cider vinegar, repared horseradish, and garlic, minced. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week. Makes about 3/4 cup.

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10/15/2018
I was unable to find the recipe for Garlic Mayonnaise and Cocktail Sauce. Where can I find it. The recipe looks great.
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05/20/2014
Tried to get bhg.com/seasidemenu as shown in your June issue. It would never load for me, kept giving me the regular site. i'm very upset about this.