Sensational Crawfish Boil Seasoning

Crawfish Boil Seasoning

This flavorful Crawfish Boil Seasoning blend is ideal for stovetop crawfish boils. Find more crawfish boil recipes here. Find commercially made seasonings here

Crawfish Boil Seasoning

Crawfish Boil Seasoning
  • ¼ cup lemon zest (about 8 lemons)
  • 2 cups kosher salt
  • ¼ cup cayenne pepper
  • 6 dried bay leaves, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. On a rimmed baking sheet, spread lemon zest.
  3. Bake until dried, 3 to 5 minutes, stirring halfway through baking. Let cool.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together lemon zest, salt, and all remaining ingredients until combined.
SERVING INSTRUCTIONS: In a large stockpot, combine 4 quarts water, ½ cup Crawfish Boil Seasoning, and 4 lemon halves. Bring to a boil. Add 5 to 6 pounds live crawfish, and gently stir. Cook for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand for 5 minutes. Drain, and serve immediately.

KITCHEN TIP: For a cute gift, portion this seasoning blend into jars, tie with ribbon, and include serving instructions on a gift tag.



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