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Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil Recipe for Two

Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil

This Shrimp Boil recipe makes a small batch for two and is super easy. You make it in just one pot for easy clean up and it’s ready in just 30 minutes.

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So get out one large sauce pan, grab the Old Bay Seasoning, and crack open a beer and your good to go!

It’s great in the summer or fall, with fresh corn on the cob, but since you can buy frozen ears of corn in the freezer section of the grocery store, you can make this delicious meal any time of year.

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How to make Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil:

Dice or quarter the red potatoes and onions.

Cut the smoked sausage into 1 inch pieces.

Slice the cobs of corns into 4 equal sized pieces.

red potatoes, onion, cob corn, and smoked sausage cut up into pieces on a cutting board

In a large pot, bring the water, beer, Old Bay Seasoning, and salt to a boil. Click for a large 3 quart sauce pan.

brown liquid boiling in a large 3 quart sauce pan with a wooden spoon

Stir in the potatoes and onions to the pot and cook for 8 minutes.

potatoes and onions cooking in brown liquid in a large sauce pan with a wooden spoon

Add the sausage, stir and cook for 5 more minutes.

onion, potatoes, and smoke sausage cooking in brown liquid in a large sauce pan with a wooden spoon

Next add the corn and cook for 8 more minutes.

cob corn, onion, potatoes, and smoke sausage cooking in brown liquid in a large sauce pan

Toss in the shrimp. Stir in so it is mixed all the way through. Cook for 4 minutes.

shrimp, cob corn, onion, potatoes, and smoke sausage cooking in brown liquid in a large sauce pan

Remove from the heat. Drain the cooking liquid.

Divide into two bowls.

Sprinkle with more Old Bay Seasoning if desired.

Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil Recipe for Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil

Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil

This Shrimp Boil recipe makes a small batch for two and is super easy. You make it in just one pot for easy clean up and it’s ready in just 30 minutes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 Tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 medium red potatoes
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 ounces smoked sausage
  • 1 ear fresh cob corn shucked, or 2 cobs frozen corn
  • 1/2 pound shrimp (peeled, deveined, and tails removed)

Instructions

  1. Dice or quarter the red potatoes and onions.
  2. Cut the smoked sausage into 1 inch pieces.
  3. Slice the cobs of corns into 4 equal sized pieces.
  4. In a large pot, bring the water, beer, Old Bay Seasoning, and salt to a boil. Click for a large 3 quart sauce pan.
  5. Stir in the potatoes and onions to the pot and cook for 8 minutes.
  6. Add the sausage, stir and cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Next add the corn and cook for 8 more minutes.
  8. Toss in the shrimp. Stir in so it is mixed all the way through. Cook for 4 minutes.
  9. Remove from the heat. Drain the cooking liquid.
  10. Divide into two bowls.
  11. Sprinkle with more Old Bay Seasoning if desired.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 517 Saturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 326mg Sodium: 1424mg Carbohydrates: 50g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 8g Protein: 36g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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1 Comment

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    Rachel
    July 30, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Good recipe except that it basically makes enough for 1 person. I doubled everything expect the potatoes and it was a perfect portion! Will definitely make again.

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