Bay seasonings are used in numerous harbor towns across the US from the Chesapeake Bay area in Virginia, down around the Florida pan handle and even all the way out to Alaska but they seem to be most popular in the Gulf Coast region. Boiled seafood in southern Louisiana tends to be spicier than that found in other parts of the country.
A great excuse for a party (as if they need a reason), a real Louisiana seafood boil requires a 50-gallon pot on top of a propane burner but you can also do a stovetop version for a smaller friends and family feast as the flavors are the same. A "Boil Master" is in charge of making sure the ingredients all make it into the pot in the correct sequence and controls the timing of the steps. There is no right or wrong when it comes to seasoning a crawfish boil and many experienced boilers simply go by feel although there are some base guidelines to follow. Once cooked the contents of the pot are removed, drained, and then dumped onto a newspaper covered table. Crackers and hot sauce are optional. Cold beer is required.
We like to use about 1/2 cup (or 8 oz) of Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning per gallon of water and don't be afraid to sprinkle a bit more on top after you've dumped everything out on the table! A 1/2 cup of Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning is enough to season 2.5 lb. shrimp or 6 blue crabs.
While our Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning is primarily used to season crab, shrimp and crawfish it's also good when used as a topping on baked potatoes, boiled peanuts, chicken, chipped beef, corn on the cob, dips, eggs, French fries, potato salad, potato chips, popcorn, salads, stir-fry's and tater tots. It is also sometimes used as a secret ingredient in Bloody Marys.
All ingredients at Spice Enthusiast are packaged fresh daily and delivered to your door in a heat-sealed resealable Kraft bag for optimal freshness and shelf-life. Store your ingredients in a cool, dry place.
Ingredients: Celery seed, sea salt, cayenne pepper, yellow mustard powder, thyme, paprika, black pepper, ginger and bay leaves.
Origin: United States
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Qualities: All Natural, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO
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All orders at Spice Enthusiast are delivered to your door in a heat-sealed resealable Kraft bag for optimal freshness and shelf-life. Please store your ingredients in a cool, dry place.
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