Shrimp and Sausage Boil

shrimp-boil
Shrimp and Sausage Boil
Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients
  1. 7 quarts water
  2. 2 (12-ounce) bottles beer
  3. ½ cup Old Bay seasoning
  4. 6 bay leaves
  5. 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  6. 2 (3-pound) bags small red potatoes, washed and scrubbed
  7. 2 (16-ounce) packages hickory-smoked sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  8. 10 ears fresh corn, shucked and halved crosswise
  9. 4 pounds large fresh shrimp, unpeeled*
  10. Garnish: Old Bay seasoning, lemon wedges
Instructions
  1. In a large stockpot, combine 7 quarts water, beer, and next 3 ingredients. Bring to a boil over high heat; boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Add potatoes; return mixture to a boil, and cook for 10 minutes. Add sausage and corn; return mixture to a boil, and cook for 10 minutes. Add shrimp, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Drain mixture immediately. Garnish with Old Bay and lemon, if desired.
Notes
  1. *We used 21- to 25-count shrimp, meaning that 21 to 25 shrimp comprise 1 pound.
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