2 cups kosher salt
1 packet (3 ounces) Zatarain’s Crab Boil spices or 2-1/2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning,
3 tablespoons cayenne pepper
5 whole heads garlic, halved crosswise
5 small onions, halved
1/4 cup canola oil
5 lbs. gold potatoes, roughly quartered and scrubbed
8 ears corn, shucked and halved
20 pounds live crawfish rinsed with fresh water until the water runs clear
1. Take a large pot and fill with 10 gallons water. Boil it with kosher salt, boiling spices, cayenne, garlic, onions and the oil.
2. Simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
3. Add corn, and potatoes. Simmer for 15 more minutes.
4. Now add live crawfish. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
5. Stain everything.