Crab Boil!

I have always wanted to do an at home crab boil, quarantine pushed me to try it. Its really easy, and so delicious. Look how gorgeous it is!!!!

Serving Size:
6-8 People
Time:
45 minutes
Difficulty:
Medium

Ingredients

  • 4 lemons, quartered, 2 for stock, 2 for serving
  • 1 large onion, rough chop
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • zataran’s liquid crab boil
  • Garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • old bay seasoning
  • creole seasoning
  • lemon pepper
  • smoked paprika
  • seasoning salt
  • 4 sticks of butter (you can use more or less if you like)
  • 3 tablespoons Minced garlic
  • 2 lb red potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 1 lb corn on cob, cut into small medallions
  • 1-2 lbs of sausage, sliced into medallions (traditionally this is andouille, I used turkey kielbasa)
  • 3-4 lobster tails
  • 3-4 lbs snow Crab legs or 8-10 lbs king crab (or both)
  • 3-4 lobster tails, removed from shell
  • 3 lbs jumbo shrimp
  • 6- dozen boiled eggs, optional

Directions

  1. Place lemons, onion, garlic in large stock pot. Fill pot with water (leaving 2-3 inches at top). Season pot liberally with all seasonings, don’t stop until the ancestors speak to you. Bring pot to boil.
  2. While the pot is coming to a boil, make butter sauce. In a separate sauce pan, melt butter, add minced garlic and season liberally with seasonings. Stir until well combined and turn off heat so butter doesn’t burn.
  3. Add potatoes and cook for 8 minutes or until fork tender.
  4. Add corn and sausage, cook for 5 more minutes.
  5. Add lobster tails and cook for 4 more minutes.
  6. Add crab legs and cook for 4 more minutes. Stir and moved all items around as needed.
  7. Add shrimp and eggs and cook for 3 more minutes. Once everything is finished, drain seafood mixture and pour into pans.
  8. Pour half of butter sauce over seafood mixture and stir to coat. Reserve the rest for dipping sauce while eating. Dig in and Enjoy!

I used a ton of seasoning for this recipe

Butter sauce

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