Mini One Pot Surf and Turf Recipe

Total Servings: 3

Total Cost for All Ingredients: $24.00

Cost Per Serving: $8.00

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Ingredients & Costs*

1 lb jumbo shrimp ($7.92)
1 Cajun style andouille smoked sausage ($3.98)
1.5 lb baby potatoes ($3.64)
1 white onion ($1.00)
2 limes ($1.36)
2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
2 tbsp Zatarain’s Crawfish, Shrimp & Crab Boil seasoning

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*Food costs may vary and can change over time. The prices listed were the current prices of these ingredients when this recipe was made for this post. Almost all our ingredients are purchased from Walmart as we live in a small town without any other options. If you notice a significant price difference, please let us know at hello@freshgains.com we can update this post.

FAQs About This Recipe

What kind of sausage should I use?

I would recommend cajun sausage or hot sausage for this recipe, but if you think that may be overwhelmingly cajun-y, any type of sausage will do. If you scale this recipe up for additional servings, using several different types of sausage is a great way to add even more flavor.

How should I store this recipe?

We use 3.4 cup glass meal prep containers for this recipe. It fills up 3 containers about 75% full. Shrimp is notoriously difficult to reheat well, so you may consider using a meal prep container that has two separate areas. Store the shrimp in the smaller side and the rest of the boil in the other. Then remove the shrimp prior to reheating.

Tips From the Kitchen

Use a really BIG pot: I have probably become too complacent with my jumbo cookers. I cook pretty much everything on the stovetop with them now. I cooked this recipe in a 5-quart jumbo cooker on the stovetop. However, this is probably the smallest size pot that you should use to pull off this recipe. While there is enough room, dropping ingredients into boiling water and dodging the splash back isn’t all that fun. If you own a deep pan, I definitely recommend using that!

Add a little… something? Normally, I cook our seafood broils outside in a 100-quart seafood boiler. However, we live in a colder climate and that’s not always possible when the need for seafood hits. So, I try to adjust these recipes for a much, much smaller scale and cook them inside. Outdoors, we usually add corn on the cob to these boils. But it doesn’t reheat that well and takes up a disproportionate amount of space in meal prep containers. So, I’ll leave it up to you to figure out what, if anything, is missing from this recipe. If you find a veggie that works, please let me know! 

Mini Surf and Turf One Pot Boil Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 684 kcal

Equipment

  • 2 Ello 3.4 Cup Meal Prep Containers
  • 1 Large 5+ Quart Cooker Pan with Lid

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 13 oz Cajun style andouille smoked sausage sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1.5 lb baby potatoes halved
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 2 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Zatarain's Crawfish, Shrimp & Crab Boil seasoning

Instructions
 

  • Peel and chop the onion into 6 equal pieces.
  • Fill a large pot about halfway with water, add 2 tbsp Zatarain's Crawfish, Shrimp & Crab Boil, 1 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning, the chopped onion, squeeze the juice from the limes into pot and place the peels in the water, then bring to a boil.
  • If using frozen shrimp, follow the instructions on the packaging to thaw (if the shrimp isn't already thawed).
  • Slice the baby potatoes in half and slice the sausage into pieces that are approximately 1 inch wide.
  • Once the water is boiling, add the baby potatoes. Reduce heat to medium-high and allow to boil for 10-12 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the sausage and allow to cook for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the thawed shrimp to the pot and allow to cook for 3 minutes. Stir occasionally,
  • Turn off heat, allow to cool and place equal amounts in meal prep containers.

Nutrition

Calories: 684kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 41gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 278mgSodium: 1.914mgPotassium: 1.466mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 335IUVitamin C: 61mgCalcium: 154mgIron: 4mg
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