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Spice, Seasoning and Rub Recipes

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Crab Boil Spices

Recipe from: Luckytrim
Servings: 1 cup

¼ cup pickling spices
¼ cup sea salt
2 tablespoons mustard seeds
2 tablespoons whole black peppercorns
2 tablespoons hot red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon celery seeds
1 tablespoon minced dried chives
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons dried oregano
5 bay leaves

Add all of the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Pulsing, process until the mixture forms a coarse powder. For cooking shrimp, add ¼ cup of the spices, along with 2 teaspoons salt, to a large saucepan of boiling water or half water and half beer. For lobster or crab, use 1 part distilled white wine to 3 parts water. Add the seafood and cook for 2 minutes, or until just cooked through. Remove the seafood and serve or chill.


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