Luanne Murro-Te: "yummy! added clams no peppercorns but used ground…" Read More


  • 8 quarts water
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 6 yellow onions (unpeeled)
  • 4 celery stalks (halved crosswise)
  • 2 lemons (unpeeled and quartered)
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 inches fresh ginger (piece, thickly sliced)
  • 6 ounces crab boil
  • spice
  • 3/4 cup sea salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns (or to taste)
  • 3 pounds red skinned potatoes (small, unpeeled)
  • 24 blue crabs (live, or 4 to 6 small live Dungeness crabs)
  • 6 ears corn husked (and halved crosswise)
  • 5 pounds large shrimp (with heads attached)
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yummy! added clams no peppercorns but used ground pepper and used shallots.
Scott Z. 11 Mar
It was perfect the flavor was great. I did not have blue crab we used crawfish and red shrimp great recipe and pretty simple you just need a big pot and I used the Pot that I deep fry the turkey in.. Everyone wants me to do it again