Community Recipe
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Lowcountry Shrimp Boil

Recipe from Harris Teeter's Fresh Catch Newsletter.

  • Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 6 to 8 )
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes


  • 4 pound(s) fresh large shrimp (head-on or head-off)
  • 6 quart(s) water
  • 3/4 cup(s) old Savannah seafood seasoning
  • 2 pound(s) new potatoes, scrubbed & peeled
  • 2 pound(s) hot or mild smoked sausage, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 12 ear(s) corn, cleaned and quartered
  • 2 pound(s) snow crab (optional)


Put water and old Savannah seafood seasoning to boil in a large stockpot.

Add potatoes and cook for 15 minutes. Add sausage and cook for 5 minutes more. Add corn and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir in shrimp and cook until shrimp are pink in color, about 3 to 5 minutes.

If adding snow or Dungeness crab clusters do so at this time with the shrimp. Drain all the water and immediately and serve.

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