HOME > Chowhound > Home Cooking >

Discussion

Low Country Boil Cooking Times???

  • 1

Im looking for a nice chart on cooking times for a low country boil, so if anyone has a link to one or knows a good source for one I would appreciate it. The more information this chart has the better, ie. sizes of potatoes, sizes of shrimp, cooking time of crawfish etc... Things I would consider throwing into this delicious pot include, but are not limited to, shrimp, corn, sausage, potatoes, crawfish, clams, mussels, lobster, crab, pretty much anything that would possibly taste good. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. You can look up recipes for Frogmore Stew. I have never been able to find a chart for the times. After making it many times, I realize why there is no chart. It simply comes down to your personal preference. Since the sausage is already cooked you don't have to worry about that. I think starting with the sausage adds more flavor to the cooking liquid. Next potatoes for about 10 min, then corn for 10 min more. After that shrimp or other seafood til it is done. I feel heavily flavoring the water is the most important step. SALT, Old Bay, heads of garlic cut in 1/2, onions and any other flavors. another thing I have done is to put in some fresh artichokes at the beginning.