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Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil

Course Main Course, seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword slow-cooker-shrimp-boil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 494kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 lb petite red bliss potatoes
  • 1 3 oz package Zatarain's® Crawfish, Shrimp and Crab Boil in a Bag
  • 1 medium onion cut into 8 quarters
  • 1 small bulb garlic top cut off
  • 3 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper more or less to taste
  • ½ teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 medium ears corn shucked cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 lb smoked andouille sausage ½ inch slices
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 ½ lb large raw shell on shrimp deveined
  • 2 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Serve with: lemon wedges melted butter, crusty bread and Zatarain's® Cajun Hot Sauce


  • Place the potatoes, Zatarain's® Crawfish, Shrimp and Crab Boil in a Bag, onion, garlic, salt, cayenne and lemon pepper into a 6 quart oval slow cooker.Cover with water. Place lid firmly on top.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours or until the potatoes are fork tender.(Time varies depending on size of potatoes)
  • Remove whole garlic bulb. Squeeze a few garlic cloves into the cooking liquid.
  • Increase the slow cooker to high. Add to the slow cooker in this order corn, sausage, lemon juice and shrimp.
  • Replace lid and cook on high for an additional 35-40 minutes or until the shrimp is opaque and shells turn pink.
  • Uncover and stir removing seasoning bag.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley then serve immediately with lemon wedges, melted butter, crusty bread and Zatarain's® Cajun Hot Sauce, if desired.


Use raw shrimp only. Precooked shrimp will become tough. If using medium-size shrimp, add during the final 15 minutes of cooking.
If using baby red potatoes, use a lesser amount and cook longer.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 2533mg | Potassium: 1213mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 518IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 3mg