This delectable Seafood Boil is packed with smoked sausage, shrimp, crab legs, juicy corn, crisp potatoes, and much more! This hearty seafood supper dish has something for everyone, and it is sure to please.
If you’re having trouble deciding what to make for dinner today, this Seafood Boil will take care of all of your concerns. This dish has everything, and I mean that in the broadest sense of the word. Isn’t it a mouthful?
Cooked until perfectly soft, the corn and potatoes are seasoned to perfection in a fragrant broth, and everyone walks away with a full, happy tummy.
The nicest part about this dinner is that it can be prepared in less than an hour from scratch. With all of that stuff, you would expect the procedure to take much longer, but it is actually quite quick! You just pick your favorite garnishes, serve them with lemon, and then you can sit back and enjoy your work of culinary art.
TO MAKE THIS DELECTABLE MEAL, WE FIRST NEED TO TALK ABOUT THE INGREDIENTS:
- 3 Medium lemons, divided.
- « Old Bay seasoning », I used ½ a cup, but you can add more, for garnish.
- 8 smashed cloves.Of garlic.
- A large peeled onion, I cut into 6 pieces.
- Baby Yukon gold potatoes, I used one pound, halved with skin on.
- Corn on the cob, I used 4 ears, cut into 3-inches pieces.
- 3 lobster tails.
- Scrubbed Clams, I used one pound.
- Pre-cooked Crab legs, one pound.
- Smoked sausage, 1 pound, I cut them into 1-inch pieces.
- 1 pound.Of peeled and deveined shrimp.
- 3 large spoons.Of softened butter.
- 2 large spoons.Of chopped parsley.
- 1st Step – Cut two of the lemons into quarters. Slice the last lemon into slices and set aside the wedges for garnishing the dish.
- 2nd Step – Fill a big saucepan halfway with water. Place the 2 quartered lemons, Old Bay seasoning, smashed garlic, and onion in a large mixing bowl and cover with water. Bring the water to a boil.
- 3rd Step – Add the potatoes to the pot and let them cook for around 8 minutes. Afterward, add the lobster tails and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
- 4th Step – Cook the clams, crab, and corn for five minutes once they’ve been added to the pot. Finally, add the shrimp and sausage and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
- 5th Step – It’s time to take out all of the seafood mixtures, but keep 1 cup of the broth.
- 6th Step – In a small dish, melt the butter and stir it into the reserved broth until smooth. Pour the broth over the seafood mixture and toss to combine.
- 7th Step – Sprinkle parsley and lemon wedges over top before serving. (Optional) Season with extra Old Bay seasoning to taste, and then serve immediately!!!
It’s a good idea to incorporate a simple seafood boil into your weekly menu, regardless of whether you’re a seafood enthusiast or simply curious to see what it’s like. You will not be disappointed if you do! What’s the best part? You don’t even have to get your dishes and cutlery out of the cupboard! One-pot will do all the work!!