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Low Country Seafood Boil

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 6 Large, halved
  Sweet onions 4 Large, halved
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Live blue crabs 1 Dozen
  Crab boil 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Garlic buds 3 (Whole)
  Lemons 6 , halved
  Vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ears of fresh corn 1 Dozen
  Unpeeled shrimp 5 Pound
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cocktail sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a 5-6 gallon pot, fill with 2/3rd water and allow boiling.
2. Once boiled, put potatoes, onion and salt and let the ingredients cook on high flame for 20 minutes after covering.
3. Add crabs, crab boil, garlic, lemons and vinegar and let them cook for 10 minutes.
4. Once done, lower the flame and put corn.
5. Cook for 5 more minutes and when done turn the heat off; put shrimps and let them stay in water for 5 minutes.
6. Strain the water and place the crab, shrimp, corn and potatoes on serving platter.

SERVING
7. Serve warm tossed with melted butter and cocktail sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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