Easy Shrimp Boil Recipe

Easy Shrimp Boil Recipe

How To Make Easy Shrimp Boil

Get some shrimp ready for this easy shrimp boil dish. For a well-rounded flavor, we are going to use allspice, mustard, coriander, and lemon.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 1lemon,cut in half
  • 1yellow onion,large, cut into 8 wedges
  • 3bay leaves
  • 8clovesgarlic,crushed
  • 2tbspkosher salt
  • 1tbspcoriander seeds
  • 4tspyellow mustard seeds
  • 2tspdill seeds
  • 2tspwhole allspice
  • 1tspblack peppercorns
  • 1tspred pepper flakes,crushed
  • ½tspCayenne pepper
  • 1lbred potatoes,cut into quarters
  • 4earscorn,cut into three inch sections
  • lbshrimp,large, unpeeled
  • 1lbandouille sausage,cooked, sliced
  • 4cupsice cubes
  • 3lemons,for granish
  • parsley,optional
  • hot sauce,optional


  1. Combine the first 12 ingredients in a large pot and add 8 cups of water.

  2. Bring the ingredients to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Add the potatoes, and corn and simmer for another 10 minutes.

  5. Move the vegetables to a pan and add in the shrimp and sausage to the pot until the shrimp are just cooked through for at least 3 minutes.

  6. Turn off heat, add 4 cups ice cubes, and let the pot sit for 5 minutes.

  7. Remove shrimp and sausage and combine with the corn and potatoes and onions on a baking sheet.

  8. Serve with hot sauce on the side and halved lemons.


  • Calories: 463.98kcal
  • Fat: 24.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.99g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.03g
  • Fiber: 5.42g
  • Sugar: 7.33g
  • Protein: 27.36g
  • Cholesterol: 162.92mg
  • Sodium: 1267.86mg
  • Calcium: 132.54mg
  • Potassium: 948.42mg
  • Iron: 2.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.61mg
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