Shrimp Boil

A shrimp boil is sheer perfection for a causal outdoor summer meal.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 33 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun
Servings 6


  • Extra large pot


  • 4 quarts water
  • 2 lemons halved
  • 4 tbsp RealTaste Elevate Cajun seasoning
  • 4 tsp salt
  • 2 onions quartered
  • 2 garlic bulbs unpeeled and halved through center
  • 3 lbs red potatoes cut in large chunks
  • 6 ears corn shucked and cut into thirds
  • 1 lb sausage cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 2 lbs raw shrimp deveined, shell on

Butter Sauce

  • 1 cup butter 2 cubes
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp salt


  • Pour water into an extra large pot. Squeeze lemon juice into the water and then place lemon halves in the pot.
  • Add Elevate, salt, onions, garlic and potatoes.
  • Bring to a boil, adjust heat to maintain a simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, prepare butter sauce by melting the butter and mixing in the lemon and salt.
  • Add corn and sausage. Bring back to a boil, adjust heat to maintain a simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Turn off heat. Add shrimp, cover and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Drain liquid and dump contents onto a platter.
  • Drizzle with half of the butter sauce and season with additional Elevate or salt. Serve the remaining butter sauce on the side.

Advance Preparation, Optional

  • Prepare butter sauce and store covered in the fridge.


Keyword Elevate, gluten free, seafood
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