Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

A lowcountry boil refers to a style of cooking brought to the coast of South Carolin's lowcounty from Africa. It defers from a Louisiana Boil mainly because the lowcountry boil is milder in heat level and utilizes local seafood. This particular version is just made with shrimp. From "Coastal Living" magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large soup pot, cook bacon until crisp, over medium heat; remove bacon with a slotted spoon and reserve.
  2. Leave 1 teaspoon of the drippings in the pot and discard or reserve for another use the remainder.
  3. Add the butter to the drippings and add onion, bell pepper, garlic, seafood seasoning, and black pepper; cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring often, to soften, not to brown.
  4. Stir in the broth, potatoes, and chile and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in corn and shrimp and cook just until shrimp are cooked through, 3 minutes.
  6. Stir in reserved bacon, taste and adjust seasonings; serve garnished with fresh parsley leaves.