Big Al's Boiled Crawfish

Recipe courtesy Big Al's, New Orleans
Show: Heat Seekers Episode: New Orleans
TOTAL TIME: 37 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: 30 min
Cook: 2 min
 
YIELD: 6 to 8 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 35 to 40 pounds of live Louisiana crawfish, washed clean
  • 1 bag crawfish boil seasoning
    • Special equipment: 60-gallon pot
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      Directions

      Put the crawfish boil seasoning in 10 gallons of water in 60-gallon pot and bring to a rolling boil. Once boiling, add the crawfish. Bring back to a full boil and boil for 2 minutes more. Turn off the heat and let the crawfish soak for at least 30 minutes. Take the crawfish out and start eating. Don't forget to suck the heads!

      This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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