Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 recipes Seafood Boil Seasoning Mix

  2. 8 quarts water

  3. 1 dozen small red potatoes, scrubbed

  4. 2 large onions, unpeeled, cut in half crosswise

  5. 2 lemons, halved

  6. 1 1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon salt

  7. 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon cayenne

  8. 1 large head garlic, cut in half crosswise

  9. 1/2 pound andouille or kielbasa sausage

  10. 4 ears fresh corn, shucked and cut in half

  11. 10 pounds crawfish or crabs

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put the bags of seasoning mix, the water, potatoes, onions, lemons, 1 1/4 cups of the salt, 1/4 cup of the cayenne, and the garlic in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil, cover, and boil for 15 minutes. Add the sausage, corn, and crawfish or crabs. Using a long-handled spoon, stir around and press the contents of the pot down well into the water. Cover the pot and return to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon salt and 1 tablespoon cayenne. Using the long-handled spoon, push down the contents in the pot. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Drain. Divide the potatoes, onions, corn, and sausage into equal portions and serve with the seafood on large platters or trays.  Yield : 4 to 6 servings


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