Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins
I found this one on a recipe website and decided to try it at one of our summer cookouts. Everyone loved it! It's a no-fuss recipe that gets rave reviews every time and it's basically an entire dinner in one pot. Nothing says summer like a shrimp boil!
- 1 (12 ounce) can beer
- 1 (1 1/2 ounce) bagseafood boil seasoning
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 3 bay leaves
- 2 onions, quartered
- 2 garlic, bulbs halved
- 1 lb small red potato
- 4 ears fresh corn, husked removed and cut in half
- 1 lb smoked sausage, cut into 1 inch diagonal slices
- 2 lbs large shrimp, uncooked
- French baguette (for serving)
- lemon wedge (for serving)
- melted butter (for serving)
- Old Bay Seasoning (for serving)
- Bring 4 quarts water and first 7 ingredients to a boil in a 12-quart stockpot.
- Add potatoes; simmer 15 minutes.
- Add corn and sausage; simmer 8 minutes.
- Add shrimp, cover, and turn off heat.
- Let shrimp sit 10 to 15 minutes to absorb flavor.
- Drain liquid, and spread shrimp boil out on a newspaper-covered table.
- Serve with baguette slices, lemon wedges, melted butter, and Old Bay seasoning.