Shrimp foil packs are an easier way to get the great flavors of a shrimp boil without turning on the stove. Grilled or baked, foil packs are an easy summertime meal.
1lbshrimp(peeled and de-veined)
2ears corn on the cob
12ouncesandouille/smoked sausage(Cooked and sliced into 1 inch slices)
3tablespoonsOld Bay seasoning
Preheat grill to medium-high or oven to 400º.
Wrap corn in plastic wrap and microwave for about 1 minute until just slightly cooked, or boil until just slightly cooked on the stove. Cut each cob into 2 inch pieces.
Melt ¼ cup butter and combine with garlic and Old Bay seasoning. Add lemon juice. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine corn cobs, shrimp and sliced sausage. Pour butter mixture over the shrimp mixture and stir until coated.
Divide mixture into 4 sections and place on a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil Fold into a square packet. Place on Grill and cook for about 8 minutes on one side, gently turn and cook an additional 5 minutes until shrimp are just cooked.
If making in the oven, bake for about 15 minutes.
While the packets are cooking, cook remaining ½ cup butter over medium high heat until browned. Remove from heat.
When packets are done, open and drizzle with browned butter before serving.
Barbara's Notes + Tips
Make sure to use heavy duty aluminum foil or two sheets of regular foil.
If adding corn or potatoes, pre-cook them before adding to the packet.
You can use any size shrimp.
Be careful when opening the packs as the steam will be very hot.