King Crab and Shrimp Boil Recipe

King Crab and Shrimp Boil Recipe

How To Make King Crab and Shrimp Boil

Similar to a Frogmore stew, this King Crab and Shrimp Boil is a stew made with fresh king crab legs and shrimp you can peel as you eat, and veggies too!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 24cupswater,more as needed
  • ¼cupseafood seasoning,such as Old Bay®, plus more or to taste
  • 1lbsmall red potatoes
  • 2lbsking crab legs
  • 2cupscarrots,chopped
  • cupscelery,chopped
  • 12pearl onions
  • 1lbspicy sausage links,cut into rounds
  • 4earscorn,husked
  • 2lbsshrimp,unpeeled


  1. Bring 24 cups of water to a boil in a large stewing pot, then add the seafood seasoning.

  2. Cook potatoes in the seasoned water for 15 minutes.

  3. Bring a separate pot of water to a boil, and add seafood seasoning to taste. Cook the crab legs for 10 minutes until the meat is tender.

  4. Mix the carrots, celery, and onions into the potatoes. Cook for about 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

  5. Add the sausage and corn, and continue boiling for 5 minutes more.

  6. Add the shrimp and transfer crab legs to the same pot. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the shrimp are cooked through and pink.


  • Calories: 906.66kcal
  • Fat: 33.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.28g
  • Fiber: 7.54g
  • Sugar: 14.29g
  • Protein: 97.00g
  • Cholesterol: 460.40mg
  • Sodium: 4186.80mg
  • Calcium: 381.36mg
  • Potassium: 2247.91mg
  • Iron: 6.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 701.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.20mg
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