From The Galley: Old Bay Seafood Boil

Old Bay Seafood Boil Recipe


4 quarts water (16 cups)

1 can (12 ounces) beer (optional)

1/2 cup Old Bay Seasoning

2 tablespoons salt

8 medium red potatoes quartered

2 large onions cut into wedges

2 pounds lean smoked sausage cut into 2-inch pieces

8 ears fresh corn shucked and halved crosswise

4 pounds unpeeled jumbo shrimp (21 to 25 count)


Bring water beer OLD BAY Seasoning and salt to boil in 12-quart stockpot on high heat. Add potatoes and onions. Cook 8 minutes. Add smoked sausage. Cook 5 minutes. Add corn. Cook 7 minutes.

Stir in shrimp. Cook 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

Drain cooking liquid. Pour contents of pot into large serving bowl or platter. Or mound on paper-covered table. Sprinkle with additional OLD BAY Seasoning if desired.

A classic Old Bay seafood boil recipe that everyone loves. Coastal living by the seashore, classic coastal dining and recipes to fit the salt life.


Old Bay Seafood Boil Recipe


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