Seafood Boil


  • 3 lemons cut in halves

  • 1/2 cup Old Bay seasoning plus more for garnish

  • 8 cloves garlic smashed

  • 1 onion peeled and cut into 6 pieces

  • 1 pound small potatoes cut in halves

  • 4 ears corn on the cob

  • 1 pound crab legs pre-cooked

  • 1 pound smoked sausage cut into 1 inch pieces, I use echrich sausage

  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined (leave tails on)

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Fill a large pot with 14-16 cups of water. Place the 2 quartered lemons in the water along with the Old Bay seasoning, garlic and onion. Bring to a boil.

  • Add the potatoes to the pot and cook for 8 minutes.

  • Add the crab, and corn, and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Add the shrimp and sausage and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • Drain the seafood mixture from the pot, reserving 1 cup of the broth.

  • Melt the butter in a small bowl and whisk it into the reserved broth. Pour the broth over the seafood mixture.

  • Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon wedges. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay seasoning to taste, then serve immediately.

*You can also add lobster and clams to this recipe*


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