Low Country Boil

Just because you’re roughing it doesn’t mean you can’t eat like a king. Grab your firewood and cast iron Dutch oven, because this campfire favorite is packed full of flavor. Featuring amazing ingredients like baby red potatoes, corn, andouille sausage and shrimp, this low country recipe will make your fellow campers forget they’re miles from a kitchen!

INGREDIENTS

Fresh Large Shrimp – rinsed (optional: shell and devein) – 2lbs

Andouille Sausage – sliced on angle – 1lb

Baby Red Potatoes – rinsed – 20pc

Roma or Plum Tomatoes – stemmed, quartered, trimmed, and finely diced – 4pc

Sweet Corn on the Cob – shucked and sliced into 4 – 2pc

Celery Heart – rinsed, trimmed, and finely sliced – 1pc

Leek – white and light green part only, trimmed, rinsed, and finely sliced – 1pc

Garlic Cloves – trimmed, peeled, and finely grated – 3pc

Lemon – zested and juiced – 1pc

Lemon – finely sliced and seeded – 1pc

Flat Leaf Parsley – rinsed, leaves stripped and chopped, plus more for garnish – 2tbsp

Fresh Thyme – rinsed, and leaves stripped – 1tbsp

Fresh Bay Leaves – 3pc

Spice Mixture (see below for instructions) – 1tbsp

Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 1tbsp

Unsalted Butter – 1tbsp

Flaked Sea Salt- to taste

Fresh Ground Black Pepper – to taste

Still Water – 4cups

Baguette – sliced, brushed with olive oil, and grilled – 1pc

Lemon – sliced into wedges – garnish

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat wood fire using hardwood, 60 minutes before use to develop a hot bed of white coals 350°F (175°C)
2. Preheat cast iron Dutch oven, add butter and olive oil
3. When melted and fragrant add celery, leek, and garlic, season with salt and pepper, sauté until golden brown
4. Add spice mixture and sausage, sauté until fragrant, deglaze pan with water
5. Add potatoes, tomatoes, corn, lemon zest and juice, parsley, thyme, and bay leaves, cover and simmer
6. When potatoes are tender add shrimp, cover and cook for 5 minutes
7. Remove from heat, add lemon slices, check seasoning

 

INGREDIENTS – SPICE MIX

Celery Salt – 3tbsp

Ground Mustard – 2tbsp

Red Pepper Flakes – 1tbsp

Ground Black Pepper – 1tbsp

Ground Bay or Laurel Leaves- 1tbsp

Ground Cloves – 2tsp

Ground Allspice or Pimento – 2tsp

Ground Ginger -2tsp

Ground Mace – 1tsp

Ground Cardamom – 1tsp

Ground Cinnamon or Cassia – 1tsp

Ground Paprika – 1tsp

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Combine all ingredients, store in an air-tight container



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