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Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Boil

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  • 25 pounds crawfish
  • 12 lemons, cut in half
  • 10 medium onions, cut in half
  • 3 boxes salt
  • 2 cans cayenne pepper
  • 2 boxes crab boil
  • 15 small new potatoes and/or several ears corn


  1. Wash and purge crawfish.
  2. In a 10-gallon pot, bring about 4 gallons of water to boil with seasonings.
  3. Add crawfish and potatoes or corn and bring to a boil quickly and cook for approximately 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Turn off fire and let soak for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove a few to sample and if not seasoned enough, let soak an additional 5 minutes.