Florida Shrimp Boil with Sweet Corn and New Potatoes

Florida Shrimp Boil with Sweet Corn and New Potatoes



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For Mardi Gras or for anytime, this Fresh From Florida recipe is fast and easy…just BYOB (Bring Your Own Bib!) (Image courtesy of Fresh From Florida.)


  • 1-1/2 lbs. large Florida pink shrimp (heads off, peeled and deveined if desired)

  • 5 ears Florida sweet corn, husked and cut in half

  • 1 large Florida tomato, diced small

  • 1 lb. small new potatoes (peeled, if desired)

  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil

  • 1 lb. cooked smoked sausage, cut into 1–inch pieces

  • 1/2 cup seafood boil seasoning mix

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped fine

  • 1 lemon, cut into eighths

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

  • Flroida Hot Sauce, to taste


  • Preheat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add oil and sausage and cook until slightly browned (about 2 minutes).
  • Add water to the pot until about 2/3 full. Add most of the seafood seasoning, reserving a tablespoon for later. Bring the contents of the pot to a boil.
  • Add the potatoes and cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are 3/4 done. Add corn and cook for 4 minutes. Add shrimp and cook until the shrimp are cooked through, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Drain all ingredients and pour onto a platter. Lightly season with the remaining seafood boil seasoning mix. Garnish the shrimp boil platter with diced tomato and parsley. Serve with lemon wedges, melted butter, and hot sauce.


  • Recipe can be found on Fresh From Florida’s website: https://www.followfreshfromflorida.com/recipes/florida-pink-shrimp-boil-with-sweet-corn-and-new-potatoes

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