Seafood Boil

This flavorful Seafood Boil contains smoked sausage, shrimp, crab legs, juicy corn, tender potatoes, and more! There’s truly something for everyone in this filling seafood dinner recipe.

If you can’t decide what to have for dinner tonight, this Seafood Boil is going to solve all of your problems. It’s got everything, and by everything, I mean shrimp, crab legs, sausage, corn, and potatoes. That’s a mouthful, no?

The corn and potatoes are boiled until absolutely tender, the meat is seasoned to perfection in a flavorful broth, and full, happy stomachs are guaranteed all around.

The best part about this meal is that the whole thing can be made in just under an hour. With all of that food you would think that it would take a lot longer, but the process is actually pretty quick! And, once everything is cooked, you just choose your favorite garnishes, serve it with lemon, and then you can enjoy.


3 lemons divided use
1/2 cup Old Bay seasoning plus more for garnish
8 cloves garlic smashed
1 onion peeled and cut into 6 pieces
1 pound small Yukon gold potatoes halved
4 ears corn on the cob cut into 3-4 inch pieces
3 lobster tails
1 pound clams scrubbed
1 pound crab legs pre-cooked
1 pound smoked sausage cut into 1 inch pieces, kielbasa or andouille are preferred
1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined (leave tails on)
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

How To Make Seafood Boil

Cut 2 of the lemons into quarters. Slice the remaining lemon into wedges and reserve the wedges for garnish.

Fill a large pot with 14-16 cups of water. Place the 2 quartered lemons in the water along with the Old Bay seasoning, garlic and onion. Bring to a boil.

Add the potatoes to the pot and cook for 8 minutes.

Add the lobster tails and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the clams, crab, and corn, and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the shrimp and sausage and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Drain the seafood mixture from the pot, reserving 1 cup of the broth.

Melt the butter in a small bowl and whisk it into the reserved broth. Pour the broth over the seafood mixture.

Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon wedges. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay seasoning to taste, then serve immediately.

Enjoy !!!