Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/4 cup yellow mustard seeds

  2. 2 tablespoons black peppercorns

  3. 2 tablespoons hot red pepper flakes

  4. 6 bay leaves

  5. 1 tablespoon celery seeds

  6. 1 tablespoon coriander seeds

  7. 1 tablespoon ground ginger

  8. 1/4 teaspoon ground mace

  9. 1/4 cup salt

  10. Lemons, halved and wrapped in cheesecloth

  11. 3 pounds red bliss potatoes, scrubbed clean

  12. 6 (4-inch pieces) good quality smoked spicy sausage like andouille or kielbasa

  13. 6 ears fresh corn on the cob, shucked

  14. 3 pounds fresh shrimp (26-30 count per pound), unpeeled

  15. Serving Suggestion: Biscuits or Hot bread

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place all the crab boil mix ingredients, except the salt and lemon into a spice grinder and pulse several times.

  2. Fill a large pot with enough water to cover all ingredients. Use 1/2 tablespoon of this mixture plus 1/2 lemon wrapped in cheesecloth per quart of water used for low country boil. Add the boil mix, salt, lemon, and potatoes, and heat until boiling. Adjust the boil seasonings, to taste.

  3. Once boiling, add the sausage. Cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Add corn and cook for 10 additional minutes. Add shrimp and cook no more than 3 minutes. Drain and serve.


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