Boiled Crawfish

Boiled Crawfish

When fresh crawfish are in season, try this recipe. 

This is a gluten-free recipe. When preparing this recipe for a gluten-free entrée, check the ingredients in your smoked sausage.  If it contains any flour, eliminate the sausage.

-Sweet Mama Janisse



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For 1 Batch(es) ()


  • 50 pound(s) live crawfish
  • 4 boxes salt
  • 6 pouches crab boil
  • 9 lemons
  • 8 ounce(s) cayenne pepper
  • 5 pound(s) small white onions
  • 24 small potatoes
  • smoked sausage
  • corn

Boiled Crawfish Directions

  1. Bring seasonings to boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Add potatoes, corn, and smoked sausage. Boil for another 10 minutes.
  3. While water is coming to a boil, cull and clean crawfish. Rinse well with garden hose and remove any dead ones. Always wear gloves when you fool with crawfish, but remember, they can still pinch you through gloves.
  4.  Add crawfish. Bring back to boil. Cut fire off immediately. Let soak for 20 to 30 minutes. Drain. Peel and eat. 

Nutrition facts

(gluten free, lactose free)