Luxurious Shellfish Boil with Garlic Butter Recipe

Luxurious Shellfish Boil with Garlic Butter Recipe


Set sail for a taste of luxury with our Luxurious Shellfish Boil. Overflowing with fresh clams, succulent crabs, and decadent lobsters, this feast celebrates the bounty of the ocean. Each piece is bathed in a rich garlic butter sauce, creating an unforgettable flavour experience perfect for a special occasion shared with loved ones.


  • Various shellfish (clams, crab legs, lobster)
  • 1 litre beer
  • 1 litre water
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 12 cloves garlic, minced (some for broth, some for sauce)
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 200g butter
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Spices (Old Bay seasoning, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper)


  1. Prepare the Broth
    1 Prepare the Broth

    In a large pot, mix beer, water, and spices including Old Bay seasoning, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper. Add lemon halves, minced garlic, and quartered onions to infuse the broth.

  2. Add Shellfish
    2 Add Shellfish

    Place clams, crab legs, and lobster into the boiling broth. Cook until the shellfish are fully cooked and open.

  3. Garlic Butter Sauce
    3 Garlic Butter Sauce

    In a separate pan, melt butter and lightly sauté additional minced garlic. Mix some of this broth into the garlic butter to create a flavourful sauce.

  4. Serve
    4 Serve

    Arrange the shellfish on a large platter, drizzle with the garlic butter sauce, and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.

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