This seasoning is most commonly used for seasoning crab, shrimp and seafood. Use about 1/2 cup of Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning per gallon of water and don't be afraid to sprinkle a bit more on top after it's dumped out on the table! The most common ingredients in a seafood boil are potatoes, onion, garlic, corn and smoked sausage. The "seafood" is usually crab, shrimp or crawfish. A ½ cup of Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning is enough to season 2.5 lb. shrimp or 6 blue crabs.
Bring water and Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning and to boil in the pot on high heat. Add garlic, onions and potatoes. Cook 8 minutes. Add smoked sausage. Cook 5 more minutes. Add corn. Cook 7 minutes. Add crab and cook about 10 minutes or if using crawfish or shrimp cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
While 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-fries and tater tots. It is also sometimes used as a secret ingredient in Bloody Marys.
Hand blended from salt, celery seed, paprika, cayenne, yellow mustard, black pepper, thyme, bay leaves and ginger.
One ounce hand packed in bag.