Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil Recipe

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Dirty Down-Home Cajun Shrimp Boil
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  1. To make dipping sauce: mix all ingredients together in a bowl; chill until ready to use.
  2. To boil the shrimp: Bring water and beer to a boil in a very large, heavy pot.
  3. While the mixture is heating, add in the next 19 ingredients.
  4. Boil rapidly for 15 minutes.
  5. Add in the potatoes; boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Add in the corn; boil for 10 minutes.
  7. Add in the shrimp and immediately turn off the heat.
  8. Let pot stand, covered, for about 3-5 minutes or until the shrimp are just cooked.
  9. Pour the contents of the pot into a huge colander (or two colanders).
  10. Let the liquid drain away; remove lemons and reserve.
  11. Pour the contents of the colander out onto serving platters.
  12. Squeeze reserved lemons over all (if desired).
  13. Serve hot with dipping sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 717.45 Kcal (3004 kJ)
Calories from fat 145.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.21g 25%
Cholesterol 10.27mg 3%
Sodium 19575.91mg 816%
Potassium 2183.49mg 46%
Total Carbs 128.78g 43%
Sugars 24.75g 99%
Dietary Fiber 21.93g 88%
Protein 16.24g 32%
Vitamin C 56.4mg 94%
Vitamin A 4mg 132%
Iron 9.4mg 52%
Calcium 436.7mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 40.9 Kcal (171 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.92g 25%
Cholesterol 0.59mg 3%
Sodium 1115.98mg 816%
Potassium 124.48mg 46%
Total Carbs 7.34g 43%
Sugars 1.41g 99%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 88%
Protein 0.93g 32%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 94%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 132%
Iron 0.5mg 52%
Calcium 24.9mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.9
  • 18

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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