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Recipe courtesy of Drew Hedlund

Lowcountry Boil

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1/2 pound red-skinned potatoes, quartered

1/2 pound smoked sausage

1 cup Cajun seasoning, such as Paul Prudhomme

1/2 cup seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay

4 bay leaves

1/4 onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

2 ears yellow corn, cut into thirds

1/2 pound 16/20 local shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Combine 8 cups of water with the potatoes, smoked sausage, Cajun and seafood seasonings, bay leaves and onion in a large stockpot and bring to a boil. Cook until the potatoes are al dente, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the corn, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook about 10 minutes. Add the shrimp and simmer until just cooked through. Strain the potatoes, sausage, corn and shrimp from the cooking liquid and serve.