Enjoy the Creole flavoring of these skewers packed with all the fixings of a shrimp boil: smoked sausage, red potatoes, shrimp, and corn. Add some crusty garlic bread, and you're set with a tasty summer snack. Tip: Serve this colorful appetizer in small cups if you want to skip the skewers.


Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

30 mins
1 hr
Makes 24 skewers


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Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat; add bell pepper and next 2 ingredients, and sauté 4 minutes. Stir in corn and Creole seasoning, and sauté 3 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in parsley and vinegar.

  • Bring Old Bay seasoning and 5 qt. water to a boil, covered, in a large stockpot. Add potatoes, and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes. Add sausage, and cook 3 minutes. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink and potatoes are tender. Drain.

  • Thread 1 potato, 1 shrimp, and 1 sausage piece onto each skewer. Arrange on serving plates or a long shallow platter. Spoon corn mixture over skewers.