Lowcountry Boil Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


A Lowcountry Boil is perfect for feeding a crowd or a simple weeknight dinner! Packed with delicious shrimp, spicy sausage, corn cobs, and potatoes, this iconic dish can be made on the stovetop in just 30 minutes!



  • 1 lb Smoked Sausage cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 4 large red potatoes, quartered
  • 6 ears of fresh corn, husked and cut in half
  • 1 yellow onion, quartered
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 2 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1.5 lb frozen peeled and deveined shrimp


  1. Combine sausage, potatoes, corn, onion, lemon and 5 cups of water in a large pot.
  2. Stir in Old Bay and bay leaves.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes and corn are tender.
  5. Add shrimp and cook 3 minutes or until pink and firm.
  6. Serve in a large dish.

Keywords: lowcountry boil