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Shrimp Boil Dinner

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“Simple shrimp boil. Make sure you have the seasonings in a bag, that way you get the flavor but not all the spices all over your food. Serve with warm french bread and a cold, crisp, green salad. Finish off with a cold summer dessert!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 quarts hot water
  • 2 (1 1/2 ounce) packagesdry shrimp-and- crab boil seasoning (like Golden Dipt or Zatarains, whatever is your favorite)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 12 lbs new potatoes, scrubbed and cleaned but not peeled (red)
  • 4 ears corn on the cob
  • 1 12 lbs large shrimp, unpeeled, rinsed and drained


  1. Combine hot water, seasoning bags, salt and lemon wedges in a 6-quart pot or Dutch Oven.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cut new potatoes in half. Place in boiling water; cover pot and simmer potatoes for 10 minutes; add corn to the pot.
  4. Bring water back to a boil; cover and simmer vegetables for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove vegetables from pot; cover and keep warm.
  6. Return pot to a boil. Add shrimp. Cook shrimp in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  7. Drain shrimp and serve with new potatoes and corn.
  8. Serve with cocktail sauce and additional lemon wedges if desired.

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