Recipe: Shrimp Boil

September is a time of seasonal transition, and as summer fades into fall we bring you a recipe for a shrimp boil that's the perfect addition to your family's menu. September is when Montana corn is at its sweetest so grab a couple of ears and enjoy this delicious and easy dinner.

(Recipe adapted from Old Bay Seasoning)


  • 4 quarts water (16 cups)
  • 1/2 cup OLD BAY® Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 8 medium red potatoes, quartered
  • 8 ears fresh corn, shucked and halved crosswise
  • 4 pounds unpeeled jumbo shrimp (21 to 25 count)


  • Bring water, OLD BAY Seasoning and salt to boil in 12-quart stockpot on high heat. Add potatoes and cook 8 minutes. Add corn and cook 7 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp. Cook 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.
  • Drain cooking liquid. Pour contents of pot into large serving bowl or platter. Or, mound on paper-covered table. Sprinkle with additional OLD BAY Seasoning, if desired.

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