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*