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Cajun Boil

Fresh savory seafood and vegetables all in one pot.
4.75 from 4 votes
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 470kcal
Author: Wendy


  • Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker. I used an 8 Quart.


  • 3-4 lb Crawfish
  • 3 ears corn on the cob cut in thirds
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay
  • 3 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Sea Salt
  • 1 lb cajun kielbasa cut in half
  • 1 can beer
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 lb small red potatoes


  • In a 8 qt pot with the trivet on the bottom.
  • Begin to add your potatoes, and corn.
  • Place your washed crawfish on top of the potatoes and corn.
  • Add your cut Cajun sausage on top of the crawfish.
  • Add your butter, seasonings to the instant pot.
  • Do NOT mix.
  • Pour your beer and water on top of the crawfish.
  • Place the lid on the Instant pot and seal the vent.
  • Turn your Instant pot to manual for 2 min then allow it to do natural
  • release for 2 minutes.
  • Remove your Crawfish and sausage and place it on the side.
  • Replace the lid and seal the vent.
  • Turn your Instant pot to manual for 2 min carefully open the vent and
  • replace your crawfish into the pot.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Allow to sit for 5-6 minutes.
  • Serve!


If you want to substitute the beer in this recipe you can use apple juice or broth in it's place. 


Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 2798mg | Potassium: 565mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 542IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3mg