Easy Cajun Shrimp Boil
2 large, trimmed, peeled, and quartered through core
1 bulb(s), halved horizontally
Crushed red pepper flakes
Uncooked new potato(es)
8 medium, shucked and halved
2½ pound(s), peeled and deveined
2 tsp(s), salt-free
1 item(s), cut into 8 wedges, for serving (optional)
- In a large stock pot, combine 4 quarts water, onion, garlic, bay leaves, and crushed red pepper. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 10 minutes.
- Add potatoes to pot; increase heat to return water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and boil for 10 minutes. Add corn to pot; increase heat to return water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and boil for 5 minutes. Add shrimp; remove pan from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Drain. Discard bay leaves, onion pieces, and garlic
- Return mixture to pot. Drizzle with oil, and sprinkle with Cajun spice and salt; toss well to coat.
- Per serving (about 2½ cups [includes 2 corn pieces])