Main Dishes

Crab Boil

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  • 12 large crabs*
  • ¼ cup salt
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 1 bag Sauer's Crab Boil
  • Sauer's Cayenne Pepper
  • *Can also use 4 lbs. shrimp or crawfish


1. In a large pot combine 3 quarts of water, salt, lemon and Crab Boil bag. If desired, add cayenne pepper to taste.

2. Bring mixture to a rolling boil. Add seafood, return to a boil and cook on high 20 minutes (5-10 minutes for shrimp, 15 minutes for crawfish).

3. After boiling, allow seafood to remain in water solution for 5 minutes. To make crabs easier to pick, add 2 tablespoons vinegar to water.