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shrimp boil in foil

Grilled Shrimp Boil in Foil Packets

Katerina | Diethood
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.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 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
  • Preheat GRILL to 400˚F. Tear out 4 large (measuring 12x12) heavy duty foil sheets. Set aside.
  • Add 8 cups of water to a large pot and set over high heat; bring to a boil. Add potatoes and corn to boiling water; reduce heat to a steady simmer and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine shrimp, sausages, onion, garlic, potatoes, and corn.
  • Add melted butter to the shrimp mixture. Season with salt, pepper, and old bay seasoning; stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Divide the shrimp mixture ingredients between the four aluminum foil sheets. Wrap foils tightly around the ingredients and seal it all together.
  • Place the packets directly on the grill and cook for 15 minutes, flipping once halfway through cooking. Remove from grill.
  • Carefully open up the packets, garnish with lemon and parsley; serve and enjoy!
Oven Directions
  • Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  • Transfer prepared packets to a large baking sheet.
  • Cook for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve.



Calories: 646 kcal | Carbohydrates: 32 g | Protein: 44 g | Fat: 38 g | Saturated Fat: 15 g | Cholesterol: 387 mg | Sodium: 2339 mg | Potassium: 991 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 522 IU | Vitamin C: 33 mg | Calcium: 222 mg | Iron: 5 mg | Net Carbs: 28 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southern
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