Prep Time
1 Hour
Cook Time
55 Mins
Stand Time
30 Mins
5 pounds

Nothing is better on a hot summer night than a traditional Louisiana Crawfish Boil. This recipe is easy to follow, delicious and will feed a large crowd.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 1 1/2 gallons water to a boil in a 19-quart stockpot over high heat. Add bay leaves and next 12 ingredients to water. Return to a rolling boil.

Step 2

Reduce heat to medium, and cook, uncovered, 30 minutes.

Step 3

Add crawfish. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat; cook 5 minutes.

Step 4

Remove stockpot from heat; let stand 30 minutes. (For spicier crawfish, let stand 45 minutes.)

Step 5

Drain crawfish. Serve on large platters or newspaper.

Ratings & Reviews

Richontheroad's Review

January 11, 2013