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stove top shirmp & sausage boil

Shrimp and Sausage Boil

Enjoy some down-home cooking with this fun and tasty recipe.

Gluten Free:
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Total Time:
1 Hour
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
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This recipe is recommended for 6 servings
  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle beer
  • 1/4 cup Old Bay seasoning
  • 12 new red potatoes, cut in half or 4 medium red potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 6 ears yellow corn, cut into thirds or 6 small ears frozen corn-on-the-cob, thawed
  • 1 small sweet yellow onion, cut into quarters
  • 1 (12-ounce) package HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Original Smoked Sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, deveined
  • Hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • Lemon wedges
  • Butter


  1. In large stockpot, bring water, beer, Old Bay seasoning and hot sauce to a boil. Add potatoes; cook over high heat 8 minutes. Add corn and onion; cook 10 minutes longer.
  2. Add sausage and shrimp to stockpot; cook, stirring, 5 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through. Drain; pour contents into one large serving bowl or several small colanders. Serve with lemon wedges and butter.