Old Fashioned Shrimp Boil

Old Fashioned Shrimp Boil

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 45 min
  • Serving: 4

Old Fashioned Shrimp Boil is an extra special picnic treat.


  • 4 quarts water
  • 2 ounces Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 12 whole new potatoes
  • 3 medium onions, quartered
  • 3 links Polish or Italian sausage, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 3 ears corn, cut in thirds
  • 2 pounds shrimp, shell-on and uncooked


  1. In a large pot combine water, salt and Old Bay seasoning. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes; return water to boiling. Simmer 15 minutes. Add corn; return water to boiling. Simmer 3 minutes. Add shrimp and cook for 2 more minutes until shrimp are done and their shells have turned pink. Drain and serve.


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