Farmer’s Seafood Boil Brings Backyard Party to Life

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The Farmer’s Seafood Boil has a southern twist and makes for a super fun party! Cover your picnic or wrought iron table in the backyard with butcher paper or old news print, and pour the seafood and veggies right in the middle. Then, gather around with lot of cold drinks (beer is a must), and have a feast! Trust us, this is a great idea for your next backyard party.

Recipe by Janel Franklin and Sue Vaughn

Farmer’s Seafood Boil

seafood boiling in pot


1 gallon water

2 pkgs. (3-ounces each) crab and shrimp boil

1/4 cup salt

3 medium potatoes, washed, un-pared, and cut into chunks

3 ears corn, cut into thirds

4 onions, quartered

1 link pork or Italian sausage, cut into 1 1/2-inch slices

2 pounds shell-on headless shrimp


Bring to a boil the water, and 2 pkgs. crab and shrimp boil, and salt. Add in potatoes, and boil for 10 minutes. Then, add in corn, and boil for an additional 5 minutes. Add in onions and sausage, and boil for 5 more minutes. Finally, add in shrimp, and boil for an additional 5 minutes. Total boiling time is approx. 25 minutes. Drain and serve with crusty bread and a cold beverage.