Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
40 Mins
Makes 8 servings

This classic shrimp boil recipe is a wonderful, easy way to prepare fresh shrimp. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 4 quarts water and first 7 ingredients to a boil in a 12-quart stockpot. Add potatoes; simmer 15 minutes. Add corn and sausage; simmer 8 minutes. Add shrimp, cover, and turn off heat. Let shrimp sit 10 to 15 minutes to absorb flavor.

Step 2

Drain liquid, and spread shrimp boil out on a newspaper-covered table. Serve with baguette slices, lemon wedges, melted butter, and Old Bay seasoning.

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