low country boil mmb

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By Melanie B
from Kennesaw, GA

This is a very flexible no recipe recipe. The way I said is my favorite feeds 6-8 people. Make sure you have plenty of napkins ready!

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serves 6-8 or more depending on how much you add
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For low country boil mmb

  • 1 bag
    zatarans seafood boil
  • 1
    lemon cut in half
  • 1
    garlic head
  • 1-2 lb
    miniature potatoes
  • 1-2 lb
    kielbasa or andouille sausage
  • 4-6
    corn on the cob cut into 4-5 pieces
  • 1
    crusty bread

How To Make low country boil mmb

  • 1
    This is sort of a no recipe recipe. The items in the ingredient list are constant, and then you can add whatever seafood you want in the amounts you need to feed your crowd.
  • 2
    My favorite way is 3 pounds of crab legs 3 pounds of crawdads 2 pounds of shrimp
  • 3
    You can easily add clams, mussels, or whatever other seafood you like.
  • 4
    Use the largest pot you have to bring water to a boil. I normally use my large canning pot. Lots of folks will use an outdoor stock pot like you use for frying a turkey.
  • 5
    I add the potatoes, lemon, whole head of garlic and seasoning bag right away. The potatoes will take the longest to cook. After about 20-30 minutes, I add the corn and sausage.
  • 6
    Once the water comes to a boil add your seafood. Make sure you have a strainer and a large bowl to put your cooked food into. It only takes about 5 minutes for the seafood to cook if your water is boiling. Scoop out the seafood with a large strainer and place in a large bowl.
  • 7
    If you have a large table outside, cover it in newspaper or butcher paper and scatter the boil on the table. This is a messy meal. Make sure you have lots of napkins and bowl or trashcans to toss the shells. If you don't have an outdoor space, I just leave it in the bowl and set it in the middle of the table.
  • 8
    The garlic- This turns out so buttery and flavorful. I normally have sliced crusty bread. I push out a clove on garlic onto the crusty bread. MMMMM
  • 9
    I normally let the potatoes cook for about 45 minutes before adding the seafood. It works out perfectly for me, because that is about how long it takes for the large pot of water to come to a boil.

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