If you enjoy tasty cajun-style seafood, then look no further!
Grocery List - Based on serving 10 Adults
New Red Potatoes, typically 6 per pound, BUY 5 pounds
Kielbasa Sausage, typically cut 6 pieces per pound, BUY 5 pounds
Corn on the cob, BUY 10 ears
Snow Crab, typically 3 clusters per pound, BUY 7 pounds
Mussels, typically 9 pound bag, BUY 9 pounds
Clams, typically 10 pound bag, BUY 10 pounds
Shrimp, typically 24 per pound, BUY 4 pounds
Salt, BUY 1 can
Onion, BUY 4 large
Celery, BUY 6 stalks
Old Bay Seasoning, BUY 2 pounds
Butter, BUY 2 quarters
Lemons, BUY 6 lemons
Ceyenne, BUY 3 tablespoons
Ice, BUY 8 pounds
Cocktail Sauce, BUY Ketchup and Horseradish (not Horseradish Sauce)
Time is of the essence! From start to serve, expect 2-hours.
Step 1. Into a 42-quart pot, fill 3/4 with water.
Step 2. Light propane burner, set flame to high.
Step 3. Add 1/2-can salt to water.
Step 4. Peel and quarter onions, add to water.
Step 5. Cut lemons in half, squeeze and add to water.
Step 6. Chop celery into 3-inch pieces and add to water.
Step 7. Add 2-pounds Old Bay Seasoning, 2-quarters butter, and 3-tablespoons ceyenne.
Step 8. Wash new red potatoes (DO NOT CUT) and add to water.
Step 9. Cut kielbasa sausage 6-pieces to pound and add to water.
Let water get to a rolling boil - expect 45 minutes time
Step 10. Husk corn and add to water (wait 10 minutes before next step)
Step 11. Add clams, mussels, and snow crab (wait 5 minutes before next step)
Step 12. Add shrimp (wait 2 minutes before next step)
Step 13. Add 8-pounds of ice
Step 14. Cover pot and let soak for 45-minutes
It doesn't get any better than this!
45 minute soaking time, after adding 8-pounds ice
Serving into aluminum pans
Time to eat