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Keyshawn and Darren's Creole Sausage and Shrimp Boil

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Try this great recipe from the football fans and players on TLC's Kick Off Cook Off.

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3 (12–ounce) bottles lager beer
1 Cup of water
1 tablespoon shrimp boil seasoning or Creole seasoning mix
4 cloves of Garlic crushed
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
1 lemon, juiced, halves reserved
1 stick unsalted butter
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, head and shell left on, rinsed well
1 pound smoked sausage cut into 1 inch pieces

Or if you can’t find shrimp with head, shrimp with shell and no head will be fine


  1. In a large pot, bring the beer, water, shrimp boil seasoning, salt, garlic, peppercorns and the juiced lemon halves to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Allow mixture to boil covered for 10 minutes. In the meantime, melt butter in a small saucepan and add the lemon juice.
  3. Add smoked sausage and boil for 4 minutes.
  4. Add the shrimp to the pot of boiling beer, cover, and turn off heat. Check shrimp after 3 minutes for a pink color throughout.
  5. Using a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp & sausage and transfer to serving bowls.
  6. Add 1/2 cup of the beer boiling liquid to the butter and simmer for 2 minutes, then transfer to small serving bowls.
  7. Serve the warm shrimp with the butter dipping sauce on the side, and don't forget the empty bowls for the shrimp shells. Enjoy!

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