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Easy Low Country Shrimp Boil

Last weekend we made a delicious low country shrimp boil. It was a super easy feast to make. Here’s the recipe…

Easy Low Country Shrimp Boil

Easy Low Country Shrimp Boil

the most delicious low country feast!


  • 2 lemons halved
  • 1 12 oz beer of your choice (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Old Bay seafood seasoning
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 lb small red potatoes, quartered
  • 4 ears sweet corn on the cob, cut into 3-4 inch pieces
  • 1 lb smoked chorizo or kielbasa, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 lb raw jumbo shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
  • optional condiments: seafood cocktail sauce, lemon wedges and melted butter


  1. Fill a large pot with 3 quarts of water. Squeeze lemons and add to
    pot. Add Old Bay seasoning, garlic and onion. Bring to a boil.
    **optional: pour in a beer of your choice to mix
  2. Add the potatoes to the pot. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until just tender.
  3. Add the corn and sausage and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Add the shrimp to the pot and cook for 4-6 minutes or until pink and opaque.
  4. Drain the shrimp mixture from the pot directly on to a table covered in newspaper.
  5. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay seasoning to taste. Garnish with
    chopped parsley and lemon wedges. Serve with condiments of your choice.

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Tuesday 21st of April 2020

I’m odd and don’t like seafood (I know, I know), would the flavors still be good with chicken in place of shrimp?

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