Po' Melvin's Boiled Shrimp

2 pounds fresh, unshelled gulf shrimp (21-25 count per pound)
1 gallon water
8 small red potatoes
4 ears of corn, cut into three inch pieces
Handful of pearl onions, peeled
1 cup liquid shrimp boil
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 stick butter
1 cup of salt
2 tablespoons of beef bouillon granules

  • Put water, salt, shrimp boil, butter, beef bouillon granules and cayenne pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add new potatoes, return to boiling and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add corn pieces and pear onions, bring back to boil and let boil 7 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and bring back to a boil; boil 1 minute.
  • Remove pot from heat and strain. 

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