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Old Bay Shrimp Boil Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 quarts water (16 cups)
1 can (12 ounces) beer (optional)
1⁄2 cup Old Bay Seasoning
2 tablespoons salt
8 medium red potatoes quartered
2 large onions cut into wedges
2 pounds lean smoked sausage cut into 2-inch pieces
8 ears fresh corn shucked and halved crosswise
4 pounds unpeeled jumbo shrimp (21 to 25 count)

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water, beer, OLD BAY Seasoning, and salt to boil in 12-quart stockpot on high heat. Add potatoes and onions. Cook 8 minutes. Add smoked sausage. Cook 5 minutes. Add corn. Cook 7 minutes.

Stir in shrimp. Cook 4 minutes or just until shrimp turns pink.

Drain cooking liquid. Pour contents of pot into large serving bowl or platter. Or mound on paper-covered table. Sprinkle with additional OLD BAY Seasoning if desired.

 

 

 

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