Authentic Cajun Crawfish Boil Party
Louisiana Brand Crawfish, Shrimp and Crab Boil, Powder
Louisiana Brand or Zatarain's Crawfish, Crab & Shrimp Boil, Liquid
frozen corn cobs
Quickly rinse live crawfish while still in the sack then release crawfish from sacks into a large cooler equipped with a lid & drain. Discard any deceased crawfish.
Fill cooler with clean water until crawfish are completely covered. Close lid and let the live crawfish swim around for 5 minutes. A lid is vital as the crawfish will crawl out.
Drain. Repeat rinse/drain cycle 5-6 times until water is free of grit.
80 quart pot
with basket filled halfway with clean water to a boil using a
jet propane cooker
Add new potatoes and boil 15-20 minutes
Remove potatoes and set aside.
Add dry & liquid seasonings. Bring to a rolling boil.
Carefully add crawfish, onions, & garlic. Bring back to a boil and cook 3-5 minutes.
Turn off flame.
Squeeze 6 lemons and add them to the pot, along with potatoes, and other fixings.
Cover and let everything soak for at least 25 minutes, or until crawfish sink to the bottom of the pot.
Uncover and, with the help of a friend, carefully lift basket out of hot water, propping it up above the water with the
Let drain then serve.
Seasoned boil water can be reused but will be more salty than the first batch. Adjust seasoning with liquid blend then as dry spices as needed.
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