You don鈥檛 have to live in a coastal city to enjoy the deliciousness of a shrimp boil. The corn, potatoes, sausage, and shrimp are all things that you can easily get to create your聽own rustic spread.聽If you think that a shrimp boil only consists of, well, boiling shrimp, you鈥檙e sadly mistaken. It could be transformed into a saucy pasta dish, a grilled foil packet, or even a sheet pan聽dinner, for starters. To learn about how to throw a shrimp boil at home (indoors or outdoors!), keep on reading.

1.聽Shrimp Boil Pasta:聽Comfort food doesn鈥檛 get more comforting than this. Between the curly tripoline pasta, rich cream sauce, and tender andouille sausage, this shrimp boil-inspired pasta dish will put you in an instant food coma. (via Delish)

2.聽Garlic Loaded Southern Style Shrimp Boil: There鈥檚 no shortage of flavor in this Southern-style boil. You鈥檒l use two whole heads (not cloves) of garlic and a homemade seasoning that鈥檒l knock your socks off. (via聽Little Spice Jar)

3.聽Grilled Shrimp Boil Packets: Minimal cleanup is essential when you鈥檙e hosting friends for dinner. Save yourself precious time by preparing these mess-free聽foil聽packets, and you鈥檒l have plenty of time to聽knock back a cold one while they cook.聽(via聽Cooking Classy)

4.聽Low Country Shrimp Boil in a Pressure Cooker:聽Put that new slow cooker or Instant Pot to work! This shrimp boil only takes 10 minutes to fully cook, so you can dip into a vat of melted lemon butter in no time. (via聽Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)

5.聽One Pot Creole Shrimp Boil:聽Instead of using the standard Old Bay for flavor, this one uses a full half cup of Creole seasoning to light up your taste buds.(via聽Aberdeen鈥檚 Kitchen)

6.聽Foil Sheet Pan Oven Shrimp Boil:聽Instead of boiling all of your ingredients, try roasting them on a foil-lined sheet pan to intensify their flavor. (via聽Kirbie鈥檚 Cravings)

7.聽Shrimp Beer Boil: If you鈥檙e going to boil your shrimp, potatoes, and corn, you might as well do it in beer 鈥 amirite? Go for your favorite pale ale for the best results. (via聽Jennifer Meyering)

8.聽Shrimp Boil Kabobs:聽Take your shrimp boil to the grill by threading each item onto a metal skewer. This way, you get a smokey char AND the classic flavor you love. (via聽Damn Delicious)

9.聽Shrimp Boil Soup:聽Whether you make this soup from scratch or repurpose your shrimp boil leftovers, serve with a crusty baguette to sop up the spicy broth and garnish with a sprinkle of fresh chives.(via聽Iowa Girl Eats)

10.聽Slow Cooker Low Country Boil:聽Instead of heating up your kitchen in the dead of summer, pile everything in your slow cooker and let it do the work while you relax. (via聽Everyday Good Thinking)

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