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Seafood & Sausage Boil Recipe

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This recipe for Seafood & Sausage Boil, by , is from The Gensler Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betsy Gensler


1 serrano or jalapeno chile, halved lengthwise
2 celery stalks, halved
2 onions, quartered
4 garlic cloves, smashed
1 cup white wine
6 cups veggie broth, or part water part clam juice
2 T. seafood seasoning
1 lb. small red potatoes
2-3 ears of corn, cut in small pieces
1 lb. smoked andouille sausage, cut in pieces
oysters, mussels
1 lb. shrimps, with shell on
melted butter
1 T. hot sauce

In a LARGE pot combine the chile, celery,
onion, garlic and 1 T. of the seafood seasoning
and saute in some butter. Pour in the wine.
Add 6 cups of vegetable broth (or seafood or water)
Bring to a boil and add the potatoes.
Cook potatoes for 10 minutes until almost tender.

Add corn and sausage to the pot. Cook 5 more min.
Pile the oysters and mussels in the pot and
cook for a few minutes, covering with a lid until
mussels open. Add shrimp for 2 more minutes.

Serve with a mixture of some reserved liquid,
melted butter, 1 T. seafood seasoning and hot sauce.
Adjust to your taste.

Serve on a large platter or on butcher paper.
Crusty bread and butter on the side.




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