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This recipe is AWESOME for Summertime dinner parties. After trying all different recipes, I came up with this one. It seems to work well for us and anyone who tries it. You can add cayenne if you like it more spicy as well as cayenne to kick it up. We like it just like this....
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- 5 lbs potatoes, baby red
- 10 ears corn, halved
- 1 large lemon, quartered
- 5 lbs shrimp, jumbo shelled
- 2 lbs smoked sausage, cut 2-inch think
- 2 tablespoons salt, divided
- 3 -4 tablespoons black pepper, divided
- 1 (4 ounce) package zatarain seafood boil
- 1/2-1 cup Old Bay Seasoning, divided
- 12 ounces beer
- 4 large garlic cloves, crushed
- 3/4 lb butter, divided
- 1In one large pot (one you would use to steam crabs or lobster) fill approximately 1/2 full with water.
- 2To pot add potatoes, sausage and lemons. Add 1/2 cup Old Bay seasoning and crab boil package.
- 3Bring to a boil.
- 4Boil approx 10 minutes, add corn.
- 5Meanwhile melt 1 stick butter in other large pot.
- 6Add crushed garlic, beer, 1 tablespoon salt, 3-4 tablespoons pepper and approx 4 cups water.
- 7Bring to boil.
- 8You will add shrimp to this once pot the potatoes and corn are cooked. Only takes a few minutes (5-7) for them to turn pink once they hit the boiling water.
- 9While shrimp is boiling, drain potatoes and corn pot. Layering as you go, add 1/2 pound melted butter and generous sprinkles of more Old Bay seasoning in a large serving bowl.
- 10Should do about 4-5 times until this pot is empty. This adds great flavor!
- 11Drain shrimp pot. Place shrimp in large bowl. Sprinkle with Old Bay seasoning.
- 12Serve with garden salad, fresh bread, cocktail sauce, plenty of napkins and several bowls for de-shelling. Sometimes I use use several butter warmers with clarified butter, but it isn't a must. They taste great either way!
- 13Sweet iced tea and beer are typically the beverages for this meal.
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Nutritional Facts for Carolina Low-Country Shrimp Boil
Serving Size: 1 (534 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 971.6
- Calories from Fat 466
- Total Fat 51.8 g
- Saturated Fat 24.0 g
- Cholesterol 400.5 mg
- Sodium 2774.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 64.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 7.7 g
- Sugars 4.6 g
- Protein 63.1 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
Old Bay Seasoning