Recipe by KathyP53

I grew up Irish Catholic and Friday night shrimp boil was something to look forward. I love this version.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring all ingredients into a large stockpot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and boil gently for 30 minutes.
  3. Add 5 lbs. raw shell-on large shrimp. Stir well and cook until firm, 5-7 minutes.
  4. Drain contents of pot through a large colander, discarding the liquid, then transfer shrimp and any of the remaining aromatics to a large platter.
  5. Peel and eat the shrimp, along with cocktail sauce.

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