Frogmore Stew


  • Zatarain shrimp boil bag or 2 tablespoons seasoning for spiced shrimp (see note)
  • 1 pound cooked beef sausage, cut in thick slices
  • 1 wedge lemon
  • Hot pepper flakes to taste
  • 1 small whole onion
  • 6 ears corn, shucked and cut in half
  • 2 pounds shrimp in the shell

    4 to 6 servings


    1. Bring 3 quarts of water to boil in a 6-quart pot. Add the bag of shrimp boil or seasoning mix.
    2. Add the sausage slices, lemon, pepper flakes and onion. Return to boil and simmer 5 minutes.
    3. Add the corn; raise heat and cook 2 minutes; add the shrimp and cook 3 minutes longer, until shrimp are done.
    4. Drain and arrange the sausage, shrimp and corn on a plate and serve with red rice and greens (see recipes).
    • Zatarain shrimp boil bags are available in specialty food shops. Old Bay Seasoning may be used as a substitute.

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