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Seafood Steamer: Cajun Seafood Boil Recipe

Cajun Seafood Boil

Nothing brings a family together like a Cajun Seafood Boil! We put our own spin on a traditional seafood boil so that you can make a smaller portion for your own family on a busy weeknight. This faster method of making a seafood boil uses a grill and foil packs. Try this version and let me know what you think! We love cooking with Old Bay seasoning and shrimp. 

Cajun Seafood Boil

Cajun Seafood Boil: Seafood Steamer Packs

Cajun Seafood Boil

To get started, gather your ingredients. You will need: 

  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp, raw, no tails
  • 2 lb crawfish, shelled (you just want the crawfish tail meat)
  • 1 pack Andouille sausage, chopped
  • 5-6 medium red potatoes, chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 5 ears of corn, shucked and chopped
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Pepper
  • 6 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 8 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 6 tsp Parsley
Cajun Seafood Boil
Cajun Seafood Boil

Preheat your grill to 450 degrees. Lay your foil on your counter and start by making the foil packs for this recipe. Add 1/4 of the following ingredients: shrimp, crawfish, potatoes, and corn. Drizzle with two tablespoons of olive oil. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder. 

Cajun Seafood Boil
Cajun Seafood Boil

Add 1/4 of the sausage and two tablespoons of butter. Sprinkle with two teaspoons of Old Bay and a teaspoon of parsley. Top with lemon slices. Fold the foil over and fold sides to create your pack. 

Cajun Seafood Boil
Cajun Seafood Boil
Cajun Seafood Boil

Repeat this process for your other three packs. Cook directly on the grill, close to the heat, for 10-15 minutes until shrimp are cooked through and potatoes are tender. Once finished, let the packs rest for 2 minutes, then drain the excess juice from the pack. Enjoy!

Cajun Seafood Boil
Cajun Seafood Boil

Cajun Seafood Steamer: Seafood Boil Recipe

Yield: 4 packs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

A delicious way to have a seafood boil! This recipe uses foil packs and you grill them for a tasty dinner idea! It's a seafood steamer with a southern twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp, raw, no tails
  • 2 lb crawfish, shelled (you just want the crawfish tail meat)
  • 1 pack Andouille sausage, chopped
  • 5-6 medium red potatoes, chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 5 ears of corn, shucked and chopped
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Pepper
  • 6 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 8 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 6 tsp Parsley

Instructions

To assemble a pack:

  1. Preheat your grill to 450 degrees. Lay foil onto counter or surface.
  2. Add 1/4 of the following ingredients: shrimp, crawfish, potatoes and corn.
  3. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil.
  4. Add 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, and 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
  5. Toss all of the ingredients by hand. Add 1/4 of the sausage, and 2 tbsp butter.
  6. Sprinkle with 2 tsp old bay and 1 1/2 tsp parsley.
  7. Top with 3-4 lemon slices.
  8. Fold foil over and fold sides over to create your pack.
  9. Repeat this process for the 3 other packs.
  10. Cook directly on the grill, close to the heat, for 10-15 minutes until shrimp are cooked through and potatoes are tender.
  11. Once finished, let the packs rest for 2 minutes, then drain the excess juice from the pack.
  12. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1255Total Fat: 63gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 36gCholesterol: 713mgSodium: 5669mgCarbohydrates: 84gFiber: 10gSugar: 10gProtein: 92g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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