Old Fashioned Low Country Boil. I love an old fashioned Low Country Boil. Traditionally prepared in big pot filled to the brim with corn, potatoes, seafood and spice, the finished product is often dumped out on a newspaper covered table for casual enjoyment. Low Country Boil is usually made one of two ways… Frogmore Stew (Low Country Boil)Mrs.
We clear the table off and put either newspaper or brown contractor's paper down, have the crab claw crackers ready, paper towels and small bowls for dipping. Low Country Boils are the perfect way to kick off. See more ideas about Low country boil, Seafood boil party and Seafood boil. You can cook Old Fashioned Low Country Boil using 12 simple ingredients and 11 simple steps. Here is how you cook yummy food.
Ingredients of Old Fashioned Low Country Boil
- You need 2 lb of medium sized shrimp.
- Prepare 1 lb of snow crab legs (or your choice of crab).
- You need 2 lb of sausage (andouille, spicy your choice).
- Prepare 2 lb of small red potatoes.
- You need 2 loaf of French bread.
- You need 8 of corn on the cob (fresh if possible but frozen is fine).
- It’s 2 stalks of celery, chopped.
- It’s 1 of small onion, chopped.
- Prepare 2 clove of garlic, roughly chopped.
- It’s 1 packages of shrimp, crawfish, crab boil.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of cayenne pepper (optional).
- Prepare of butter.
The Low Country Boil traditionally includes catch-of-the-day shellfish, vegetables, slices of spicy sausage (like andouille or kielbasa) and an array of spices, tossed in a pot and boiled. Once it's finished cooking, it's drained, dumped onto a newspaper-topped table and eaten by hand. It is also known as a Lowcountry boil. This classic Frogmore stew is a highly seasoned shrimp boil with smoked sausage, potatoes, and corn on the cob.
Old Fashioned Low Country Boil step by step
- In a large stock pot, fill halfway with water. Add onions, garlic, celery, cayenne pepper, and bring to boil.
- Rinse shrimp and crab. Set aside..
- Wash red potatoes. If they are small enough add whole to boiling water. Otherwise slice in half. Boil for 10 minutes..
- Slice ears of corn into two or three chunks. Add to potatoes in boiling water. Boil for 10 minutes..
- Add seasoning bag to boiling water..
- Slice sausage into chunks. Add to water. Reduce heat. Cook for 6 minutes..
- Add crab legs to pot. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. The crab legs should really just be heating up. Adjust the time based on their size..
- Add shrimp to pot. Cover and cook till pink and the shrimp have separated from their shells..
- Slice french bread. Butter and broil until lightly browned. Serve immediately with boil..
- At this point you can remove pot from direct heat and let food absorb more of the flavors from the water, or serve immediately..
- Serve with hot sauce, lemons, and butter..
For seasoning, use Zatarain's crab boil, Old Bay Seasoning, or a similar mixture, or you can make a spicy homemade mixture, which is included below. These little low country boil foil packs are filled with all the things you might typically find in a low country boil – shrimp, potatoes, corn on the cob, andouille sausage and a sprinkle (or two!) of Old Bay seasoning. It's a perfect balance of meat to vegetables all with a zippy Old Bay taste. Armadillo Pepper's friend, Cody, show us how to make a low country boil with potatoes, onions, crawfish (a.k.a. crawdads), Mayport shrimp, crab legs and. If you have any further questions feel free to ask.