Emeril's Crab Boil

Cook up some fresh, flavourful crab in just 40 minutes.

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time30 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyMedium
3.6kg live crabs (blue, golden, or stone)
1 head garlic, halved
120g crab boil seasoning, plus more for serving
2 lemons, halved and squeezed into pot
1 bottle of beer

Bring a 13L pot of water to a boil. Add the garlic, crab boil seasoning, lemons, and beer. Using tongs, add the crabs one at a time to the pot. Cover and return the pot to a boil and continue to boil for 20 minutes.

Remove the crabs one at a time with the tongs to a serving platter. Sprinkle with more crab boil seasoning, serve, and enjoy.

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