Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 quarts water

  2. 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer

  3. 2 tablespoons seafood seasoning

  4. 1-1/2 teaspoons salt

  5. 4 medium red potatoes, cut into wedges

  6. 1 medium sweet onion, cut into wedges

  7. 4 medium ears sweet corn, cut in half

  8. 1/3 pound smoked chorizo or kielbasa, cut into 1-inch slices

  9. 3 tablespoons olive oil

  10. 6 large garlic cloves, minced

  11. 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  12. 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro

  13. 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  14. 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  15. 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, deveined

  16. 1 pound uncooked snow crab legs

  17. Optional condiments: seafood cocktail sauce, lemon wedges and melted butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Low Country Boil Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a stockpot, combine the water, beer, seafood seasoning and salt; add potatoes and onion. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add corn and chorizo; simmer 10-12 minutes longer or until potatoes and corn are tender.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, heat oil. Add the garlic, cumin, cilantro, paprika and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1 minute.

  3. Stir the shrimp, crab legs and garlic mixture into the stockpot; cook for 4-6 minutes or until shrimp and crab turn pink. Drain; transfer seafood mixture to a large serving bowl. Serve with condiments of your choice. Yield: 4 servings.


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