In a large stockpot, add the shrimp boil and salt to the water and bring to a boil. Add the sausage and boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add the corn and count 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and count 3 minutes. Do not wait for the liquid to come to a boil when timing the corn and shrimp. Drain immediately and serve.
This is an easy way to feed a crowd, and it's absolutely delicious if you have fresh shrimp and corn and don't overcook them. If they don't make spicy smoked sausages in your neck of the woods, use any smoked sausage such as kielbasa and add some crushed red pepper to the recipe.
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Recipe courtesy of John Martin Taylor, author Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah