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    Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil

    Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil. Photo by aharrigan

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    30 mins

    35 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    There is nothing better. Must serve with ice-cold beer or southern sweet tea.

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    Ingredients:

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    Dipping sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      To make dipping sauce: mix all ingredients together in a bowl; chill until ready to use.
    2. 2
      To boil the shrimp: Bring water and beer to a boil in a very large, heavy pot.
    3. 3
      While the mixture is heating, add in the next 19 ingredients.
    4. 4
      Boil rapidly for 15 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add in the potatoes; boil for 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add in the corn; boil for 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Add in the shrimp and immediately turn off the heat.
    8. 8
      Let pot stand, covered, for about 3-5 minutes or until the shrimp are just cooked.
    9. 9
      Pour the contents of the pot into a huge colander (or two colanders).
    10. 10
      Let the liquid drain away; remove lemons and reserve.
    11. 11
      Pour the contents of the colander out onto serving platters.
    12. 12
      Squeeze reserved lemons over all (if desired).
    13. 13
      Serve hot with dipping sauce.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 06, 2006

      55

      Followed the recipe exactly and it is a keeper. We had a fun time doing it and the results were good, and definately 'dirty. Corn and potatoes had a nice 'cajun' flavor to them. I used red potatoes and cut them based on size. Golf ball sized went in whole, lemon sized got halved, and baseball sized got quartered. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil

    Serving Size: 1 (2120 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 828.2
     
    Calories from Fat 84
    10%
    Total Fat 9.4 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 287.1 mg
    95%
    Sodium 7976.6 mg
    332%
    Total Carbohydrate 138.6 g
    46%
    Dietary Fiber 21.3 g
    85%
    Sugars 14.6 g
    58%
    Protein 49.6 g
    99%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    seasoning salt

    brown mustard

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