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Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil Recipe for Two

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.

Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil

 

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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.

 

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 here 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

 

 

3.5 from 2 votes
a close up of cooked cob corn, onion, potatoes, and smoke sausage on a plate and some in a bowl, a jar of hot sauce, and a can of old bay seasoning
Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
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.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: low country shrimp boil, shrimp boil
Servings: 2
Calories: 517 kcal
Author: Zona
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 here 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.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy One Pot Shrimp Boil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 517 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 326mg 109%
Sodium 1424mg 59%
Potassium 1368mg 39%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 8g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 2.7%
Vitamin C 36.5%
Calcium 22.6%
Iron 31.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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