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Low-Country Shrimp Boil Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edeltraud Nordine
Added: Thursday, October 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
16 c of water
1/4 c Old Bay seasoning
2 to 3 tsp. ground red pepper
2 lb.cooked smoked sausage, cut in 11/2-inch
chunks
2 lb tiny red potatoes, halved if large
10 small onions or a small bag of pearl onions
5 fresh ears corn, shucked and halved
2 lb fresh or frozen shrimp in shells
1/4 c butter, melted
1/4 c snipped fresh herbs, such as thyme, oregano and/or basil

Directions:
Directions:
1. In-10 quart Dutch oven combine water, Old Bay seasoning, and ground red pepper. Cover and bring water to boiling. Once water is boiling, carefully add sausage, potatoes, onions, and corn. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add shrimp. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
2. Carefully drain in a large colander. Combine melted butter and herbs.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I usually add more shrimp than what is used in the recipe and more drawn butter for each serving.

 

 

 

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