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Boiled Crawfish Recipe

Serves 12 to 15


  • 50 lb crawfish
  • 1 1/2 salt, boxes
  • 6 crab boil, bags
  • 6 oz crab boil, liquid
  • 10 lemons, halved
  • 6 oz cayenne pepper
  • 2 onions, white, quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, halved
  • 5 lb new potatoes


1. Fill 60 qt pot halfway.
2. Add all except crawfish, 1/2 liquid crab boil and 2 oz cayenne.
3. Bring to a vigorous boil.
4. Purge crawfish (place in heavily salted water for 10-15 minutes), add to vigorously boiling water.
5. When water returns to rolling boil, add other half crab boil and 2 oz cayenne.
6. Take off fire and let soak for 15 minutes.


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Main Ingredient:Seafood / Crawfish
Course:First Course
Main Dish
Preparation Method:Boiling

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