Boiled Shrimp

Boiled Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Break out the propane cooker and a big pot for a Lowcountry boil spiced with this mix. The mustardy dipping sauce pairs well with peel 'n' eat shrimp.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes


6 cups water
3 lemons, sliced
2 yellow onions, sliced
2 garlic bulbs
3 pounds unpeeled, large raw shrimp


Bring water, lemons, onions, garlic, and Shrimp-and-Crab Boil Sachet to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat; boil 30 minutes. Add shrimp; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Discard sachet, and serve shrimp boil with Carolina Mustard Sauce.