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Crab & Shrimp Boil

Try out this recipe at your next shrimp boil!

1 hr
8 Serving(s)
Crab & Shrimp Boil


  • 3 bottles pale ale or lager beer
  • 6 oz. crawfish, shrimp and crab boil in bag
  • 3 lemons, quartered
  • 3/4 cup salt
  • 2 lb. red potatoes
  • 3 onions, quartered
  • 2 1/2 lb. crab legs, thawed
  • 1 1/2 lb. raw shell-on shrimp, thawed
  • 2 pkg. smoked sausage, cut into 2" pieces
  • 4 ears corn, silk and husks removed, each ear cut in half
  • 1/2 cup Schnucks unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 10 qt. water


  1. In 18- to 20-quart saucepot or crab boil pot, combine beer, crab boil bags, lemons, water and salt; heat to boiling over high heat.
  2. Add potatoes and return heat to simmering; cook 10 minutes. Add onions and cook 5 minutes. Add crab legs, shrimp, sausage and corn; heat to boiling. Cover saucepot and turn off heat. Let stand 10 minutes or until internal temperature of shrimp reaches 145°F.
  3. Drain crab leg and shrimp mixture well; return to saucepot. Sprinkle with butter cubes and vinegar; toss mixture until butter melts. Turn mixture out onto very large platter or covered surface to serve.

Nutrition Facts

560 Calories Per ServingFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 250mgSodium: 2989mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 4gSugars: 8gProtein: 41g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe