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    Pairing ribs and a crawfish boil?

    My niece is having her first birthday in a couple weeks and my sister decided to have a crawfish boil in order to celebrate. She asked me if I can bring some ribs to cater to the people that aren't very big seafood and fish fans. Unfortunately I am one of those people. So my question is what flavor profile would go well with crawfish, in case some guests want both? Pork ribs? Beef ribs? Is there a good dry rub or BBQ sauce that would pair really well with a crawfish boil that you can think of?

    #2
    I can think of three things that would work........ wibs, wibs and more wibs!



    Wouldn't worry about "pairing" just makem and watch them disappear.

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    #3
    I'd do pork ribs dusted in either Old Bay or Zatarans crab boil, I think either would be fine on ribs just would serve sauce on the side. Not much different than the sausage in a traditional boil. Beef ribs would be to beefy in my opinion, but could still work.

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      #4
      I've never been to a crawfish boil but I'm guessing they're on the spicy side and a lot of flavors going on? So maybe keep the pork ribs simple. Salt, pepper, garlic smoked over hickory. No rubs. Let the smoke do it's thing

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        #5
        You could just boil the ribs with the crawfish.....

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        • Panhead John
          Panhead John commented
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          Of all people Trout. You should know better than that. You boil them separately. Liquid smoke does not taste good on crawfish.

        • MarkN
          MarkN commented
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          I thought people were banned from this website for making comments like that. :-)

        • dubob
          dubob commented
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          Well if they ain't, they should be! 😉

        #6
        Wibs, and I wouldn’t worry about the paring up with the fishy stuff. Have em stand on their own. I suspect the make of the swim ware victuals should be worried that the Wibs don’t just shine over everything & get gobbled up big time.

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          #7
          Ribs are like beer, they pair with anything. Unlike wine with all those complicated rules! LOL

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            #8
            I agree with ItsAllGoneToTheDogs typical Louisiana crawfish boils include corn, potatoes and sausage. So think sausage seasoning.

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