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shrimp boil in foil

Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets

This Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets is a flavor-packed meal that's easy to make on the grill or in the oven! This hearty dinner is filled with perfectly seasoned potatoes, shrimp, sausage and more.

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Course Dinner
Cuisine American/Southern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 646 kcal


  • 1 pound baby potatoes, cut into 1.5-inch cubes
  • 2 ears corn on the cob, cleaned and each ear cut into 5 to 6 rounds
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, thawed, peeled, and deveined
  • 12 ounces Andouille smoked sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons old bay seasoning
  • lemon slices & chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


Grill Directions

  1. Preheat GRILL to 400˚F.

  2. Tear out 4 large (measuring 12x12) heavy duty foil sheets. Set aside.

  3. Add 8 cups of water to a large pot and set over high heat; bring to a boil.

  4. Add potatoes and corn to boiling water; reduce heat to a steady simmer and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Drain.

  5. In a large mixing bowl combine shrimp, sausages, onion, garlic, potatoes, and corn.

  6. Add melted butter to the shrimp mixture.

  7. Season with salt, pepper, and old bay seasoning; stir until thoroughly combined.

  8. Divide the shrimp mixture ingredients between the four aluminum foil sheets.

  9. Wrap foils tightly around the ingredients and seal it all together.

  10. Place the packets directly on the grill and cook for 15 minutes, flipping once halfway through cooking. Remove from grill.

  11. Carefully open up the packets, garnish with lemon and parsley; serve and enjoy!

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F.

  2. Transfer prepared packets to a large baking sheet.

  3. Cook for 15 minutes.

  4. Remove from oven and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 646 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 387mg129%
Sodium 2339mg97%
Potassium 991mg28%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 522IU10%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 222mg22%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.