Pressure Cooker Low Country Boil
- 3 ears of corn, halved
- 1 pound red potatoes, halved
- 3 cups water, divided
- 1 (12 ounce) bottle beer
- 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, divided
- 1 tablespoons seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay)
- 1 pound cooked andouille sausage or kielbasa, sliced into 2-inch pieces
- 1 pound fresh large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup water
- 1 lemon, cut into wedges
- ¼ cup butter, melted
For best results, we recommend using:
- Put corn and potatoes in a pressure cooker. Pour water and beer into the pot; add 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning and seafood seasoning.
- Seal lid onto pressure cooker and cook on High Pressure for 5 minutes.
- Relieve pressure through the quick-release valve.
- Add remaining tablespoon Cajun seasoning, andouille sausage, and shrimp to the cooker.
- Seal lid and cook on High for 4 minutes more.
- Relieve pressure through the quick-release valve. Drain the contents of the pot through a colander.
- Spread potatoes, shrimp, and corn onto a baking sheet to serve with lemon wedges and melted butter.
Want to make a big southern-style spread? Expand your menu with some traditional Southern sides such as coleslaw, collard greens, mustard potato salad, black-eyed peas and cornbread or hush puppies.
What others are saying
Jenny J says:
I substituted the shrimp for crawfish and added crab legs separately. Such a great recipe and super easy to make in the pressure cooker. No one will know that you didn't actually do a traditional seafood boil
George Delamea says:
Full disclosure: it's crawfish season, so instead of shrimp, we used this recipe to do crawfish, keeping everything else exactly the same. Even used an Abita Turbo Dog for the beer to keep it feeling a bit Louisiana bayou. In the spirit of a crawfish boil, shared the rest of the sixer with guests. Was delicious. Those potatoes!
Jessica Scott says:
I've only ever made low country boil with seafood seasoning, so I enjoyed this version with Cajun spices and beer. Super easy to make and the potatoes didn't fall apart.
Laura Griffin says:
So good! I used frozen corn and andouille sausage for this boil. I also used extra Cajun seasoning because I like mine extra spicy. Simple, straightforward and easy to make without lacking flavor! The beer was also a nice touch!
Katie Hason says:
I made this low country shrimp boil for a football party and it was so good. I love new potatoes, and they came out so tender! Next time I'll probably add crab as well! This recipe was enough for me and my husband (and we ate a lot!).