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Crawfish Boil Recipe

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Tom and Johnelle Piedlow


Sausage - Polish
12 large lemons
red potatoes
corn on the cob 5-10 ears(break in half)
onions 1/2 of a 5 pound bag(cut in half)
5-10 large whole garlic(leave intact)
1 stalk of celery(cut into 6 inch pieces)
crawfish and/or shrimp and/or crabs(depending on the number of people you can use 15-25 pounds of crawfish same for shrimp and crabs)
Louisiana Crab Boil(1/2 gal bottle, use 1/2 of it)
1 box of salt

1. Fill pot halfway with water
2. Add crab boil
3. Add entire box of salt
4. Cut the lemons in half and squeeze them and through them in.
5. Cut the onions & corn in half and add them.
6. Add garlic, whole potatoes, celery & sausage
7. Bring this to a hard boil for about 10 minutes.
8. Add the crawfish/shrimp/crabs
9. bring to a hard boil again for about 5 minutes
10. Shut off pot & cover for 15 minutes
11. Pull strainer out of pot, drain and dump on a table covered with newspaper.

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1 Hour




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