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Seafood Butter Boil | BBQ Seafood Boil

The absolute best seafood butter boil. You heard correctly - seafood butter boil. With this BBQ seafood boil we rendered and cooked our seafood in a whole lb of butter right on our grill. Swimming in a butter, garlic, Old Bay seasoning mixture, this BBQ seafood boil will be your next BBQ adventure.


It is usually a seafood melody of a variety of lobster, shrimp, crab, clams, mussels and crawfish. Also usually accompanied with other ingredients such as potatoes, corn, sausage, garlic, mushroom etc... Usually all ingredients are boiled in a seasoned broth. We used our Louisiana Grills Kamado K24 and grilled ours in a butter bath.

For this seafood butter boil, we did as it sounds, bathed our seafood in seasoned butter. I'm from Toronto, Canada and sometimes getting fresh seafood is not the easiest. I was very happy when I spotted crawfish at my grocery store - but it was cooked. I looked to my right and saw a cooked lobster on sale. I decided to do a seafood butter boil as an alternative to cooking this already-cooked seafood. Cooks fast and still gets all that delicious flavour of a traditional BBQ seafood boil.


Kamado Grill (or oven - or pellet grill) I used my Louisiana Grills Kamado K24


Aluminium Pan

This recipe is so versatile. Switch up the seafood you use, the potatoes and veggies. You can do this right on your grill or inside your oven. That is what is so fun about BBQ seafood boils. Use what you have and have fun with it.


Lobster (1-2 cooked)

Craw Fish (2lbs cooked)

Shrimp (1 lb cooked)

Corn On The Cob (4 cobs, cut into 4)

Potatoes (2 cups)

Kobassa (1 whole, sliced)

Butter (1lb - whole)

Old Bay Seasoning (3 Tbsp)

Garlic (1 whole garlic, chopped)


First, fire up and preheat your Kamado Grill to 400 degrees. While your charcoal is roaring up, boil your potatoes and corn. Since we have cooked seafood, these other items will take longer to cook than the seafood. Do them separately.

In a microwavable dish, melt your butter, garlic, and old bay seasoning together. Mix thoroughly. Place all your seafood and kobassa into your aluminum pan and place it directly on the grill. I threw in my shrimp towards the end since they cook really fast. Pour 3/4 of your seasoned butter all over your BBQ seafood boil. Cook for 5-8 minutes stirring frequently ensuring everything is swimming in that butter. Do not overcook your seafood.

I had fun with this seafood butter boil. I laid Pit Boss Grills butcher paper down, then laid my cooked corn and potatoes down, then poured that delicious seafood butter boil all everything. We ate messy but deliciously. You can just place it on a large platter instead. Enjoy!


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