Leech Lake Crayfish Boil


  • 2 gallons of water
  • 1/2 cup of salt
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 lemons cut in half
  • 1 onions roughly chopped
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 1 can of Hard cider



Put all the ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Boil for about 5 minutes and then start adding the crayfish in batches, cooking for about 5 minutes each batch. Enjoy your crayfish with a cold beer and some melted butter.


Recipe courtesy of Jamie Carlson and his “You Have to Cook it Right” blog.

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