Low Country Shrimp Boil Pot Recipe that screams summer. This Instant Pot low country boil recipe is delicious and feeds a crowd. It is finger-licking-good and is filled with seafood flavor/seasoning from the old bay seasoning.
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This classic shrimp boil pot recipe is a wonderful, slightly twisted, easy way to prepare raw or fresh shrimp in the Instant Pot. I have included smoked beef sausage, corn, potatoes, and a special seasoning blend to perfect this meal. The only thing missing is a drink of your choice, but don’t worry, my sangria will be perfect with this meal as well! 🙂
Where did seafood boils originated?
Is it me or does it seem like all of the good comfort foods comes from Louisiana? Shrimp boils are a part of the Louisiana Cajun tradition. That
What’s included in this seafood boil pot recipe?
Since I am from Maryland, D.C., Virginia area; better known as the DMV. Old Bay seasoning is typically added in our boils. If you are familiar with the
This recipe is a wholehearted one-pot meal that’s ready in minutes!
How to cook instant pot shrimp boils?
To simplify this method, think of boils as ingredients “boiling” together. Which in essence that’s all it is. A boil is usually done in a large pot and most often when the food is cooked, a mesh scoop is used to transfer the “solids” from the liquid.
First, add the water, corn, potatoes, and sausage to the Instant Pot. Then add the dry seasoning and honey. Stir well to combine.
Second, lock the lid, seal, and pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.
Once time is up, quick-release, remove the corn, sausage and potatoes to avoid over cooking.
Third, add the shrimp. Mix well. Cover with lid, seal, pressure cook for 2 minutes. Quick-release after 2 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the pot and add it to the corn, potatoes,
Which sides are best with shrimp boils?
I personally like to eat my shrimp boil as is. Straight from the pot, oven, grill (in a foil)…I like it no matter how it is prepared. Next, I like to make sure I have wet naps – sorry no forks required for me 🙂 …but feel free to use one if you want to. Once everything gathered, just go to town with this dish and make no apologies!
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How to make shrimp boil pot recipe?
Low Country Shrimp Boil Pot Recipe (Instant Pot Version)
- 1 tbsp paprika
- 1 tbsp. cumin seeds or ground cumin
- 1 pkg. beef smoked sausage
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 lb. dynamic duo potatoes or medley potatoes; red and yellow potatoes mixed
- 6 corn on the cob halves; fresh or frozen
- 1 lb. raw jumbo shrimp 21/25, deveined, EZ-peel
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 ½ cups water
- 1 tbsp old bay seasoning
- In a small bowl, combine the dry seasoning and set aside.
- Wash and drain the shrimp and set aside. Leave the shell on.
- Cut the sausage into desired size, or about 17 pieces. Set aside.
- Add the water, corn, potatoes, and sausage to the Instant Pot. Then add the dry seasoning and honey. Stir well to combine.
- Lock the lid, seal, and pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.
- Once the time is up, quick-release. Remove the corn, sausage, and potatoes to avoid overcooking.
- Add the shrimp. Mix well. Cover with lid, seal, and pressure cook for 2 minutes. Quick-release once complete.
- Remove the shrimp from the pot and add it to the corn, potatoes, and sausage. Coat with liquid. Serve warm and enjoy!