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Dave's Low Country Boil


"Famous in the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. This boil is done best on an outdoor cooker. It has sausage, shrimp, crab, potatoes and corn for an all-in-one pot all-you-can-eat buffet!"
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1 h servings 722 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings


  • Calories:
  • 722 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 29.4 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 67.6 g
  • 135%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 333 mg
  • 111%
  • Sodium:
  • 1576 mg
  • 63%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat a large pot of water over an outdoor cooker, or medium-high heat indoors. Add Old Bay Seasoning to taste, and bring to a boil. Add potatoes, and sausage, and cook for about 10 minutes. Add the corn and crab; cook for another 5 minutes, then add the shrimp when everything else is almost done, and cook for another 3 or 4 minutes.
  2. Drain off the water and pour the contents out onto a picnic table covered with newspaper. Grab a paper plate and a beer and enjoy!

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Warning -- you will eat so much of this you will feel sick!!! Our family version of this recipe includes adding the juice of two lemons, cayenne pepper, cloves, and bay leaves to the water. Oh ...

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I'm sorry but i guess i don't get the whole concept, tried it last night, i added shrimp which made it extreamly expensive but if i would have just stuck to crab and corn it would have been bett...

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Warning -- you will eat so much of this you will feel sick!!! Our family version of this recipe includes adding the juice of two lemons, cayenne pepper, cloves, and bay leaves to the water. Oh ...

My family has always had lo' country boils and it's absolutely the best meal ever! A few "family hints": add 1 or 2 whole lemons (just cut them in half and drop 'em in), 2 or 3 medium size onion...

Awesome! I used 3/4 cup Old Bay to 6 quarts of water as per the Frogmore Stew recipe. I used turkey kielbasa (to cut down on the fat), shrimp, clams, sea scallops and a baby lobster tail per per...

The only MAJOR deviation I've found over the years from the recipe I use is to add the sausage toward the end, just before the shrimp, otherwise the pre-cooked sausage will be overcooked and spl...

We added 3 lemons cut in half, 4 onions, a couple of handfuls of garlic cloves & a couple of pounds of littleneck clams (which got lost in the mix so we won't repeat) & followed the rest of the ...

Simply delicious. My hubby and I lived in the lowcountry of GA (in Savannah) and dined at a local restaurant by the ocean that served this. We ate it all the time until we moved back to NY, wher...

Made this tonight for the neighbors and had great reviews. Measured: 1 cup of Old Bay Seasoning. Added: 1 bay leaf, 2 lemons quartered, 2 vidalia onions quartered, 1/2 of a bass pale ale and 1...

Excellent recipe! We did this last night for a group of people on the deck. I also used the recipe on this website for Frogmore Stew, it's similar, but gives a better idea of how much Old Bay to...

This recipe is outstanding. We added some white onions, lemons, and garlic cloves to the water. We also added Old Bay plus some Cajun seasoning to spice it up. The next day, we combined th...