Lowcountry Boil Recipe

Also known as Frogmore Stew, this simple shrimp boil is traditionally served family-style. 

Related To:

Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (1.5-ounce) bag seafood boil seasoning or 1/3 to 1/2 cup seafood seasoning
  • 1 pound red new potatoes, halved
  • 2 Vidalia or sweet onions, quartered
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 14 to 16 ounces kielbasa or smoked sausage, thickly sliced
  • 4 ears corn, husked and cut into thirds
  • 2 pounds unpeeled fresh shrimp
  • Serve with: French bread, lemon wedges, melted butter, additional seasoning

Fill a large stockpot [10- to 12-quart or larger] halfway with water. Add seafood seasoning and bring to a boil over high heat. Add potatoes and onions to pot; reduce heat to medium and simmer 15 minutes. Add corn and sausage; simmer 10 minutes. Add shrimp; simmer 3 minutes or until pink.

Drain and serve ingredients on newspaper or large platter with bread, melted butter, lemons, and additional seafood seasoning, if desired. 

Keep Reading

Meet the Experts

Learn about the design and build team responsible for HGTV Dream Home 2017.

Architect: Eric Gedney

Builder: Choice Construction

Designer: Brian Patrick Flynn

See the Floor Plan for HGTV Dream Home 2018

Familiarize yourself with the layout of this one-of-a-kind waterfront remodel.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Smart Home

A luxurious, modern home in Scottsdale, Arizona

HGTV Urban Oasis

A cozy Craftsman-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee

DIY Network Ultimate Retreat

A cozy wooded escape on Vermont's Lake Champlain