Spiced Low Country Crawfish Boil

Spiced Low Country Crawfish Boil

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 (12-ounce) bottles light lager beer (such as Sol)
  • 1 pound small red potatoes
  • 1 pound andouille sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 2 fennel bulbs, quartered
  • 2 jalapeños, halved lengthwise
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup Old Bay seasoning
  • 3/4 cup Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 bunch thyme, tied with twine
  • 10 pound whole crawfish
  • 12 lemon wedges (optional)

Combine 6 gallons water, beer, and next 10 ingredients in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Cover and bring to a simmer; cook 10 minutes. Increase heat to high; add crawfish. Cover and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until crawfish are done. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

For more on this recipe see: www.coastalliving.com/food/seafood-basics/catch-wild-crawfish-louisiana

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