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Low Country Boil from A Southern Soul

Low Country Boil

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Donya | asouthernsoul.com


  • 5 lbs small new potatoes
  • 4 lbs sweet onions - halved
  • 4 packages of smoked kielbasa cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 12 ears of corn - broken into halves or thirds
  • 6-8 lemons - halved
  • 5-6 lbs shrimp
  • 3/4 cup Old Bay Seasoning


  • Fill large pot about 3/4 full of water, place on an outdoor cooker and bring to a boil. **2 bottles of beer may be added if desired.
  • Turn to a med-high heat. Add Old Bay Seasoning and mix into water.
  • Gently place potatoes into pot - cook 10 minutes.
  • Add corn, sausage and onions - cook for 5 minutes.
  • Squeeze lemons and add to pot along with shrimp - cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Drain liquid and dump boil onto a table covered in newspaper.
  • Have a little melted butter and horseradish sauce on hand....grab your favorite drink and dig in!