Shrimp Feast

  • Yield 2 servings

Potatoes, sausage, corn and shrimp -- in a traditional shrimp boil.


2 quarts water
1 to 2 teaspoon salt
1 (12-ounce) can beer, optional
2 tablespoons seafood seasoning such as Old Bay
2 medium red potatoes, cut into quarters
1 medium sweet onion, cut into wedges
1 pound turkey kielbasa or lean smoked sausage, cut into 2-inch lengths
2 ears fresh corn, cut in half
1 pound raw, unpeeled large shrimp
Cocktail sauce, optional
Melted butter, optional
Lemon wedges, optional


  1. Combine water, salt, beer, if using, and seafood seasoning in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes and onion; cook over high heat 8 minutes. Add sausage and cook over high heat 5 minutes. Add corn and boil 7 minutes. Stir in shrimp and cook 4 minutes, or until opaque in the center. Drain well and ladle into large bowls. Serve with cocktail sauce, melted butter and lemon wedges, if desired. Serves 2.

—Joe Bradford, Sea Island, Ga.