THE EASIEST SHRIMP BOIL YOU WILL EVER MAKE
I love making easy yet delicious meals but what I love even more is when these meals are a social thing. What I mean by this is when everyone comes to the table to catch up and enjoy each other’s company around a great meal.
When my hubby graduated from his residency, I had a shrimp and lobster boil for his classmates and their families. Since then, we have fallen in love with all kinds of boils – Crawfish, lobster, shrimp, my family loves them all. Several years ago during winter I was craving a good shrimp boil but the weather wasn’t suited to cook outdoors. So I took the same concept, simplified it and brought it indoors.
We still have a summer outdoor boil, which is roughly during Crawfish season, but with this recipe we can substitute shrimp or lobster all year round. Try this with your family. It’s a great way to get everyone together!
INDOOR SHRIMP BOIL
- 2 lbs Small potatoes - fingerlings or steamables
- 12 Corn frozen or fresh
- 2-3 lbs Sausage
- 2-3 lbs Shrimp 21/25 de-veined
- 1 stick of butter
- 1 - 2 T garlic minced
- 3-5 T Old Bay Seasoning
- Steam potatoes, set aside
- Fill two large pots with water & bring to a boil
- In one pot add the corn & sausage & boil for 15 minutes, then set aside
- In the second pot of boiling water add the shrimp and boil for 3-5 minutes, then set aside
- Clean out one pot then return to stove on medium high heat
- Add butter and 1 - 2 T of minced garlic
- Add shrimp to butter & garlic mix
- Add Old bay to taste approximately 3-5 T
- Add steamed potatoes, corn & sausage to the shrimp & butter mixture & toss quickly
- Serve on brown butcher paper or in a big serving tray
- Everyone grabs what they want to eat.
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