A Southern Summertime Favorite: Low Country Boil
Southern Food Junkie: Low Country Boil, a Summertime Favorite Great for Memorial Day or 4th of July, there’s nothing more southern than a low country boil and the Southern Food Junkie explains how to do it right. Ronnie explains how this type of meal is a great way to bring family and friends together in the how summertime months. INGREDIENTS Course Main Dish, Soups, Stews, and Chili Cuisine Southern Prep Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 33 Minutes Servings People INGREDIENTS 2 Tsp Old Bay Seasoning Per quart of water 6 Easrs Sweet Corn Cut into 3 inch sections 3 Lbs Red Potatoes Cut into quarters 2-3 Lbs Fresh Shrimp Leave in shell. Can use Frozen if you can't get fresh 1-2 Lbs Smoked Sausage Start by filling up a large stock pot with cold water till its half way full. Bring to a boil and add in Old Bay Seasoning. Once water is boiling, add in potatoes. Then add in your smoked sausage. Cook for 20 minutes... After 20 minutes, add in your cut up sweet corn. Cook for 10 minutes... After 10 minutes, add in your shrimp. Cook for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes is up, remove from heat and drain. Traditionally, Low Country Boil is poured out on a long table covered with aluminum foil or brown craft paper. You can serve out of the pot if you prefer. RECIPE NOTES You can substitute or add other ingredients if you prefer. Some folks add blue crab to their Low Country Boil. There is not set amount of how much to add really except for the seasoning. You can put more or less of each ingredients depending on how many you are trying to serve. Also, put in the desired amount of seasoning and make sure to test for the taste before continuing. Enjoy!