Cajun Seafood Boil


Cajun Seafood Boil


  • 2 packs of crawfish (from Walmart) – $11
  • 1 pack of corn – $3
  • 1 pack of shrimp – $6
  • 6 eggs – $1.29
  • 1 pack of Cajun sausage – $3
  • Louisiana crab boil seasoning – $2
  • Water
  • Salt (optional)


  1. Prepare the Seafood:
    • Thoroughly rinse the crawfish and shrimp under cold water. Drain and set aside.
    • Peel and devein the shrimp if necessary.
  2. Prep the Ingredients:
    • Cut the corn into halves or thirds.
    • Slice the Cajun sausage into bite-sized pieces.
    • Hard boil the eggs. Once boiled, cool them under cold water, peel, and set aside.
  3. Prepare the Boil:
    • Fill a large pot with water, leaving enough room for all the ingredients.
    • Bring the water to a rolling boil over high heat.
    • Add the Louisiana crab boil seasoning to the pot according to the package instructions. Adjust the amount based on your taste preference and the intensity of spice you desire.
  4. Boil the Ingredients:
    • Once the water is seasoned and boiling, add the Cajun sausage pieces and cook for about 5 minutes.
    • Add the corn to the pot and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
    • Add the crawfish and shrimp to the pot. Let them cook for about 3-5 minutes until they turn pink and are cooked through. Be careful not to overcook the seafood.
  5. Finish and Serve:
    • Once all the seafood is cooked, carefully remove everything from the pot using a slotted spoon or spider strainer.
    • Transfer the boiled ingredients to a large serving platter or directly onto a table lined with newspaper or parchment paper for a traditional seafood boil presentation.
    • Serve the Cajun seafood boil hot, accompanied by the hard-boiled eggs on the side.
    • Optionally, you can sprinkle a little extra Cajun seasoning over the boiled seafood for added flavor.

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