New seafood is rarely bad, so I've come to make bacon wrapped scallops, garlic butter or this great seafood boil while I'm searching for a show stopping meal.
I still end up cooking mixed seafood while I'm searching for some new shellfish. It's a perfect choice as it's all poured into a bowl because it's enjoyable to consume because filled with tons! It is also a perfect way to bring costlier foods such as lobster and crab better as they are paired with cheaper products such as maize and potatoes.
HOW DO YOU MAKE A SEAFOOD BOIL?
Shrimp, lobster, shrimp, palm trees, cabbage, maize and sauces are included in this recipe. In a seasoned broth, all the ingredients are boiled, then tossed in a little butter. Drop a sprinkle of parsley and a few wedges of lemon, and dine.
TIPS FOR SEAFOOD BOIL
- With this recetta, I choose the largest to purchase. I use jumbo for 16-20 counts.
- I have used lobster tails from Maine and crabe legs from Dungeness. But, you may use other types such as spiny, lobster or snow crab or king crab.
- Nice maize on cob's tastes–green, yellow or bi-colored corn may be used.
- I'm using gold potatoes from tiny Yukon but red potatoes are also a decent option.
- Kielbasa or sausage may be used. Sausage from Andouille might be a little spicy, so if you like a little fire, I would recommend to choose that kind.
- It is just a recommendation for the varieties of seafood in the recipes to use certain forms, including moustaches, scalops or even pieces of firm fish such as Swordfish.
- Until serving your boil, ensure that you cast off any clams that have not opened.
- I recommend serving your boil immediately because meat is extremely perishable and freshly cooked to taste best.
- Shell-on and peeled can be used. Personally, since they're easier to consume, I prefer peeled shrimp.
HOW LONG TO BOIL SEAFOOD
The seafood ingredients of this recipe are available at different prices, so you'll first want to put the longest food in the boil and then add the rest after that.
- Lobster: 8-12 minutes
- Clams: 5-10 minutes
- Crab: 6-8 minutes for pre-cooked crab, 20 minutes for raw crab
- Shrimp: 2-3 minutes
WHAT TO SERVE WITH SEAFOOD BOIL
A boil of seafood may be served as-is, but some prefer to add additional side dishes to complete the meal. A green salad, French or sourdough bread, choleslaws or potato salad are some great choices. Usually, with a loaf of garlic bread and a green veggie, such as courgettes, asparagus or green beans, I keep things plain.
With a mixed boil you can't go wrong, particularly if you're entertaining. The delicate seafood suits the fluffy carrots, bacon, and spicy maize very well. Everybody's going to ask for more!
New shrimp, lobster, clams, crab, potatoes, maize and sausage are all present in this boil. An excellent meal in a bowl great to feed a crowd!
- Course Main
- Cuisine American
- Keyword seafood boil, boil
- Prep Time 10 minutes
- Cook Time 20 minutes
- Total Time 30 minutes
- Calories 479kcal
- Sara Welch
- 4 divided use
- 0.67 cup Old Bay seasoning plus more for garnish
- 10.67 cloves garlic smashed
- 1.33 peeled and cut into 6 pieces
- 1.33 pound small Yukon gold potatoes halved
- 5.33 ears corn on the cob cut into 3-4 inch pieces
- 4 lobster tails
- 1.33 pound clams scrubbed
- 1.33 pound crab legs pre-cooked
- 1.33 pound smoked sausage cut into 1 inch pieces, kielbasa or andouille are preferred
- 1.33 pound peeled and deveined (leave tails on)
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2.67 tablespoons chopped parsley
- Cut 2 of the quarters of the lemons. Split the remainder of the into wedges and garnish the coils.
- Placed 14-16 cups of water on a large bowl. Through the broth with the Old Bay salt, garlic and ointment, put the two quartered lemons. Take a bath.
- In the bowl, add the potatoes and boil for 8 minutes.
- Cook 5 minutes, add lobster tails.
- Attach the palm trees, crab and maize and cook 5 min.
- Sprinkle with the and sausages and cook 2-3 minutes.
- Drain the mixture of seafood from the bowl, with 1 cup of broth reserve.
- In a little cup, melt the butter and pour in the cooled broth. Place the frying pan over the combination of seafood.
- Finish with chopped parsley and wedges of lemon. Attach the Old Bay seasoning to taste and serve immediately.
Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates : 36g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol : 450mg | Sodium : 1892mg | Potassium : 923mg | Fiber : 5g | : 7g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 48.4mg | Calcium : 316mg | Iron : 7.3mg