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Old Bay Shrimp Boil

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“Every year in May we have a big Shrimp Boil. I got this recipe from Old Bay and we love it. Roll up your sleeves and dig in.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 (12 ounce) can beer
  • 8 medium red potatoes, cut in quarters
  • 2 large vidalia onions, cut in wedges
  • 2 lbs smoked sausage, cut in 2 inch lengths
  • 8 ears frozen corn on the cob, thawed (I use Birdseye Little Ears)
  • 4 lbs large shrimp, in shells

Directions

  1. In an 8-quart stock pot, bring Old Bay, salt, water and beer to a boil.
  2. Add potatoes and onions; cook over high heat for 8 minutes.
  3. Add smoked sausage; continue to cook on high for 5 minutes.
  4. Add corn to pot; continue to boil for 7 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp in shells, cook for 4 minutes.
  6. Drain cookin liquid; pour contents of pot into several large bowl or shallow pails.
  7. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay.

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