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Bratwurst and Shrimp Boil

Bratwurst and Shrimp Boil

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Bob Evans(R)

Everyone loves a shrimp boil! Toss everything in the pot, and enjoy.

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  • Calories:
  • 807 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 38.2 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.7g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 48.1 g
  • 96%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 226 mg
  • 75%
  • Sodium:
  • 4974 mg
  • 199%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. Grill brats just to brown, then cut into 2 pieces. In 10-quart pot, bring beer, water, seasoning, and onion to a boil. Add potato and bratwurst. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Add corn, cover and cook 3 minutes. Add shrimp, cover and cook 5 minutes or until shrimp is done, and sausage internal temperature is 160 degrees F. Serve all with melted butter and lemon wedges.
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Fixed this last weekend for a family reunion so I ended up tripling the ingredients. I fixed it over my gas grill, so I briefly grilled the brats before adding them to the water. Instead of adding the lemon, I just added 1 tbls of juice so it didn't overwhelmed. We all loved it, though it is a bit messing. Lay down several layers of newspapers and have a large stack of napkins and paper towels. Great for outdoor feasts but I would caution serving this indoors.


Great comfort food that reminded me of home! I added an extra bottle of beer (used pale ale - all I had)... Never skimp on beer in a boil like this. :) Also, to save time, I broiled the brats in the oven. The only thing I would change is to not cook the lemons in the boil. I might add the juice from one SMALL lemon (or omit all together), but cooking the lemons in the pot saturated the onions with the lemon flavor. They tasted terrible - we couldn't eat them.. Onions are a MUST with the beer brats, so it was a disappointment to not be abel to eat them. In my opinion, save your lemons for on the table! Otherwise this was a great recipe!!


I have had this on many occasions, but this version was the best. I added an extra beer and a little more Old Bay. It is delicious leftover, too! Serving melted butter and lemon on the side was a winner!