Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew

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  • Published Dec 16th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings4
  • Calories1037
This is comfort food for any true Southerner. Includes shrimp, potatoes, fresh corn and smoked sausage.

Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew for 4 servings:

  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 medium onion, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • coarse salt to taste
  • 1 (3 ounce) package dry crab boil
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium red potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 ears fresh corn, shucked and broken in half
  • 1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook50m
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew is about 50 minutes , and you can serve your Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Good Ole’ Southern Frogmore Stew easily:

  1. 1 Bring the water to a boil in a very large pot. Squeeze the lemon juice into the water, then throw in the halves. Add the onion, garlic, salt and crab boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Add the potatoes and sausage; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the corn and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the shrimp. Let sit covered for 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Drain, and serve with melted butter for dipping. Broth may be reserved and reused for cooking rice or other soups.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1037 calories; 63.3 grams of fat; 51.8 grams of carbohydrates; 66.6 grams of protein; 397 milligrams of cholesterol; 2644 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 24th 2009

    We made this for forty people and it was a huge hit. Just be aware that some people have shell fish allergies and may need alternate meal. I did use Old Bay Seasoning and fresh from the fi ...

  2. Jul 1st 2009

    this is our favorite summer fire pit meal. we cook it on our fire pit in the backyard. we add in some crab legs and andoulle sausage. it's a big hit with our neighbors and friends.we put 3 o ...

  3. Dec 2nd 2008

    I didn't have shrimp on hand. So,I added chunks of chicken breast. Still turned out perfect!

  4. Jun 5th 2008

    I love this recipe. I make this all the time, the only thing I do is add crab legs to it. I call it a crab boil. I am always making this for girls nite. I like to serve this with a garlic di ...

  5. Apr 30th 2008

    The whole family loved it! There was NOTHING left. I didn't change a thing but will have to put in some extra corn next time for the kids.

  6. Jul 9th 2007

    This is phenomenal! Yes this is really basic but everything comes together and tastes like you spent all day slaving away. Think of it more as a Southern verison of a clambake rather than ...

  7. Aug 22nd 2006

    This was not terrible, but it wasn't great for sure. The lemon made the whole thing taste funny. I doubt I'll make this again.

  8. Mar 3rd 2006

    Nice! I changed this recipe as follows to serve four: just under ¼ cup Old Bay (instead of the salt and crab boil); 1 lb cooked/frozen jumbo shrimp. Other changes: I cooked the corn in adva ...

  9. Feb 25th 2006

    This is an exciting dish to make and eat. The shrimp is enhanced by the garlic and sweetness of the corn. Try it. I know you'll love it!