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Low Country Boil Foil Packets


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These Low Country Boil Foil Packets are a simplified version of the classic Southern dish, cooked all in one packet, making cleanup a breeze. Plus, you can customize the ingredients to suit your taste.

If you love easy meals, you’ll love these Low Country Boil Foil Packets. They’re perfect for a summer cookout or party. Just gather your favorite seafood, sausage, and vegetables, then wrap them up in a foil packet for a quick and easy meal.

closeup of Low Country Boil Foil Packets

Low Country Boil Foil Packets

Low Country Boils are a southern tradition that is full of seafood and are typically held by individuals for their friends and family for a weekend get-together and on the holidays of Memorial Day and Independence Day.

With this recipe you can take the work and effort out of a seafood boil but yet still have that southern seafood boil feel and tradition. This Low Country Boil Foil Packet can easily be done on the grill, in the oven, or even over a campfire.

Why I Love This Recipe

Who doesn’t love a good low country boil? The perfect combination of shrimp, sausage, and corn all cooked up in one foil packet. And the best part is, cleanup is a breeze!

If you love easy foil packet recipes, you may also enjoy this Chicken Bacon Ranch Foil Packet recipe.

Low Country Boil Foil Packets

Ingredients

This recipe only requires a few simple ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store. After one quick trip to the grocery store you will be ready to make this delicious seafood meal that your entire family will enjoy.

  • peeled shrimp
  • Cajun andouille sausage
  • red potatoes, quartered
  • ears of corn

Sauce

Low Country Boil Foil Packets ingredients

Substitutions

Corn: You can use frozen corn cobs or just leave them out.

Lemon Juice: Lime juice will work in a pinch for this recipe.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make this delicious recipe.

How to Make Low Country Boil Foil Packets

This Low Country Boil Foil Packet recipe is very easy to make and only requires a few simple steps. You will be so glad that you made this recipe.

Step 1: Make the sauce with butter, lemon juice and seasonings

Melt the butter and add the lemon juice, old bay and garlic. Mix well.

Step 2: Chop the corn into pieces

Husk the corn and chop into 1 1/2” pieces.

Step 3: Cut the sausage into pieces

Cut the sausage into 1” pieces.

Step 4: Add the ingredients to a mixing bowl

Place the shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes in a mixing bowl and pour sauce over it. Mix it well.

shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes in a mixing bowl with sauce poured over the mixture

Step 5: Add the ingredients to a foil pack

Place the ingredients on 3 foil sheets. Double the foil for durability. Close the pouches and place on the grill.

ingredients in foil for making Low Country Boil Foil Packets

Step 6: Grill the foil packets

Let them cook for 20-30 minutes until potatoes can be stabbed with a fork. Unwrap and eat!

three closed Low Country Boil Foil Packets on the grill

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Do you want to personalize the flavors of this recipe to your liking? Here are a few of my tried and true swaps.

Seafood: Use any type of seafood for this dish that your family enjoys.  Fish or even crab works great in this recipe.

Sausage: Not a fan of cajun sausage? You can use any type of smoked sausage or kielbasa.

Seasoning: Instead of using Old Bay for your sauce, you can add in some Italian seasoning and make a garlic butter sauce.

Serving Suggestions

This recipe is perfect alone as an entire meal, but if you want to add some side dishes to this family friendly meal, here are a few of my favorite recipes to serve with these seafood foil packets.

Low Country Boil Foil Packets next to red potatoes, a red and white checkered cloth, and salt and pepper shakers

Tips

Here are some tips to make sure that your Low Country Boil Foil Packets are a success.

  • Make sure to use fresh shrimp for this recipe. The frozen shrimp will not taste as good.
  • If you are using corn on the cob, make sure to husk it before cutting it into pieces.
  • If you are using frozen corn, let it thaw before adding it to the recipe.
  • You can also bake these foil packets in the oven at 375 degrees for 25 minutes if you do not have a grill.
  • These packets can also be cooked over a campfire by placing them in the coals.

FAQs

Do you have questions about Low Country Boil Foil Packets. Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

You can store these foil packets in the fridge for up to 3 days. I do not recommend freezing them as the shrimp will get tough.

How to reheat

You can reheat these seafood foil packets in the microwave or on the stove. If you are microwaving them, make sure to remove the shrimp from the foil packets before reheating. If you are using the stove, place the contents of the foil packet in a skillet and reheat over medium heat until warm.

Can I make this recipe gluten free?

Yes, this recipe can be made gluten free by using a gluten free sausage.

a closeup of Low Country Boil Foil Packets

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Low Country Boil Foil Packets Recipe

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Low Country Boil Foil Packets

These Low Country Boil Foil Packets are a simplified version of the classic Southern dish.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 3 Pouches
Calories 1016 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Knife
  • cutting board
  • Aluminum foil

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound peeled shrimp
  • 13 ounces Cajun andouille sausage
  • 8 red potatoes quartered
  • 3 ears of corn

Sauce

  • 1 stick of butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Melt the butter and add the lemon juice, Old Bay and garlic. Mix well.
  • Husk the corn and chop into 1 1/2” pieces.
  • Cut the sausage into 1” pieces.
  • Place the shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes in a mixing bowl and pour sauce over it. Mix it well.
  • Place the ingredients onto 3 foil sheets. Double the foil for durability. Close the pouches and place on the grill. Let them cook for 20-30 minutes until potatoes can be stabbed with a fork.
  • Unwrap and eat!

Nutrition

Serving: 1PouchCalories: 1016kcalCarbohydrates: 112gProtein: 67gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 349mgSodium: 1297mgPotassium: 3683mgFiber: 12gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 295IUVitamin C: 59mgCalcium: 190mgIron: 7mg
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