Low Country Old Bay Shrimp Boil

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Low Country Old Bay Shrimp Boil


My low country shrimp boil takes a few shortcuts to make it a little easier to eat, but tastes just as good! And better yet? There are just 9 basic shrimp boil ingredients needed.


– 12 oz. light beer – 8 cups water – 2 Tbsp. old bay seasoning + more for serving – 2 lemons – 1 white onion, peeled and quartered – 4 ears corn, peeled and cut in half – 1 lb. baby red potatoes, washed and cut in half – 1 lb. raw shrimp, thawed (tail-on shrimp peeled and deveined ) – 12 oz. smoked andouille sausage, cut in 2″ pieces – 1/4 cup butter

How to Make Low Country Old Bay Shrimp Boil

Gather ingredients


Get the ingredients ready that you will use.

 Boil low country shrimp boil cooking liquid

In a large stockpot, combine light beer, water, lemon, and sliced onion into a large stock pot and bring water to a boil.


 Cook old bay shrimp boil recipe

Lower heat to medium and grab your timer, as we’ll be adding the ingredients in at an interval so they finish cooking at the same time.



Pour contents of pot through a colander to drain cooking liquid and place the shrimp boil ingredients in a mound on a large platter with lemon, butter, and fresh parsley.