Take at-home crab boils to the next level with this ingredient

Pinch Boil House shares the fruit you need in this Southeast Asian inspired dish

SAN ANTONIO – It’s seafood season in San Antonio! Learn how to make your own crab boil at home with a few pointers from Pinch Boil House.

Tip 1: Add orange into your sauce. It will add a hint of sweetness to the spicy-saltiness.

Tip 2: Cook the potatoes first. Then add the sausage and corn, then the crab, then the shrimp last because they all cook for different lengths of time.

Tip 3: Use a slurry of water and corn starch to thicken your sauce.

Tip 4: If you don’t feel like making it yourself, call Pinch Boil House and pick it up to-go!

If you’re not a fan of crab, try out the Prawn Star recipe below. For more information on Pinch Boil House, check out the restaurant’s website.

About the Authors

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

John has worked his way through the ranks at SA Live. He started as an intern with the show in 2015, and joined the team full time as a photographer in 2017.

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