Dave's Low Country Boil


Low country boil is famous in 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! Grab a paper plate and a beer and enjoy!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®), or to taste

  • 5 pounds new potatoes

  • 3 (16 ounce) packages cooked kielbasa sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 8 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed

  • 5 pounds whole crab, broken into pieces

  • 4 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Heat a large pot of water over an outdoor cooker, or on the stovetop over medium-high heat. Add seafood seasoning to taste and bring to a boil.

  2. Add potatoes and sausage and cook for 10 minutes. Break corn ears in half; add corn and crab and cook for another 5 minutes.

  3. Add shrimp when potatoes are almost tender and everything else is almost done; cook until shrimp are just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes longer.

  4. Drain off and discard the water. Pour the contents out onto a picnic table covered with newspaper.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

722 Calories
29g Fat
46g Carbs
68g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 722
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 333mg 111%
Sodium 1576mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 68g
Vitamin C 43mg 214%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1878mg 40%

* 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.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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