How to Throw a Shrimp Boil at Home
You don’t 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 own rustic spread. If you think that a shrimp boil only consists of, well, boiling shrimp, you’re sadly mistaken. It could be transformed into a saucy pasta dish, a grilled foil packet, or even a sheet pan dinner, for starters. To learn about how to throw a shrimp boil at home (indoors or outdoors!), keep on reading.
1. Shrimp Boil Pasta: Comfort food doesn’t 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. Garlic Loaded Southern Style Shrimp Boil: There’s no shortage of flavor in this Southern-style boil. You’ll use two whole heads (not cloves) of garlic and a homemade seasoning that’ll knock your socks off. (via Little Spice Jar)
3. Grilled Shrimp Boil Packets: Minimal cleanup is essential when you’re hosting friends for dinner. Save yourself precious time by preparing these mess-free foil packets, and you’ll have plenty of time to knock back a cold one while they cook. (via Cooking Classy)
4. Low Country Shrimp Boil in a Pressure Cooker: 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 Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)
9. Shrimp Boil Soup: 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 Iowa Girl Eats)
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