Recipe courtesy of Allen Jaeger

Famous Louisiana Boiled Crawfish

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 35 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 12 to 15 servings or 45 appetizer servings


After Boil Ingredients:


  1. In a large stockpot, bring 10 gallons of water to a full boil. Add seasonings and bring water back to a full boil. Add crawfish, and bring back to a full boil. Once crawfish return to full boil, turn off fire, and add 1 gallon of the chilled After Boil Ingredients. Soak for 35 minutes, and then they are ready to eat.

After Boil Ingredients:

  1. In a large pot, combine 1 gallon water with garlic, onions, celery, and lemons. Bring to a full boil for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and chill.