Shrimp Boil Dinner

Recipe by King Creole
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    quarts hot water
  • 2
    (1 1/2 ounce) packages dry 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
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DIRECTIONS

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