Crab Boil with Beer and Old Bay

Crab Boil with Beer and Old Bay

No better way to enjoy crab!

Adapted from Southern Living

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 4 lb crab
  • 2 lb potato
  • 2 lb sausage
  • 8 corn on the cob
  • 4 qt water
  • 1.5 qt beer
  • 8 oz Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1.5 oz salt
  • 6 lemon
  • 4 head garlic
  • 3 onion
  • Step 1

    Combine water, beer, Old Bay, salt, lemons, garlic, and onions in a large (8- to 10-quart) stockpot; bring to a boil over medium-high. Add potatoes, sausage, and corn, and cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Using a slotted spoon; remove all solids from pot, and spread in a single layer on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper or newspaper.

    Step 2

    Return cooking liquid to a boil; add crabs, and cook until shells are bright orange and crabmeat flakes easily, about 10 minutes. Serve crabs with potatoes, sausage, corn, and lemon wedges.

    Step 1

    Serve crabs with potatoes, sausage, corn, and lemon wedges that were set aside in the baking sheet.

    Step 2

    Stockpot

    Add crabs to the stockpot, and cook until shells are bright orange and crabmeat flakes easily.

  • 4 lb crab
  • Step 3

    Stockpot

    Return the liquid in the stockpot to a boil.

    Step 4

    Baking sheet

    Using a slotted spoon; remove all solids from pot, and spread in a single layer on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper or newspaper.

    Step 5

    Stockpot

    Add ingredients to stockpot, and cook until potatoes are tender.

  • 2 lb potato
  • 2 lb sausage
  • 8 corn on the cob
  • Step 6

    Stockpot

    Bring the stockpot to a boil over medium-high.

    Step 7

    Stockpot

    Combine the ingredients in a large (8- to 10-quart) stockpot.

  • 4 qt water
  • 48 oz beer
  • 1 cup Old Bay Seasoning
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 6 lemon
  • 4 head garlic
  • 3 onion
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