Frogmore Stew



Frogmore Stew

Course: Main Dish, Soup
Keyword: Frogmore Stew
The most important thing to know about Frogmore Stew is there are no frogs. It is named for the Frogmore Community on St. Helena Island and is a lowcountry favorite. This dish is also sometimes called Lowcountry Boil or Beaufort Stew.
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  • 1/4 cup Old Bay seasoning
  • 4 pounds small red potatoes
  • 2 pounds kielbasa or hot smoked link sausage, 1½-inch slices
  • 6 ears fresh corn halved
  • 4 pounds unpeeled large fresh shrimps


  • Fill a large stockpot halfway with water, add Old Bay seasoning, and bring to a boil.
  • Add potatoes, return to a boil, and cook 10 minutes.
  • Add sausage and corn.
  • Return to a boil, and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Drain and serve immediately.


Are you looking for a dish to bring to the next family gathering?  Bring Frogmore Stew to your next party and it's sure to be the biggest hit!  You can find this recipe in our South Carolina Hometown Cookbook. 
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