How to Cook Boudin

Ways to Cook Boudin | MBSmokehouse.comThere are a variety of ways to prepare your delicious boudin. Boudin is already cooked upon purchase, so the only thing you have to worry about is heating it up.  Most boudin fans have their own methods and preferences as to how they go about heating this Cajun delicacy. How the boudin turns out after heating is entirely dependent on which method is used.

For boudin with a crispy texture, try these:


Preheat grill to a medium heat, then grill each link for 2 minutes on each side.


Preheat oven to 275-300° F, then line baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray bottom of boudin and sheet with cooking spray. Cook for 25 minutes, rotating each link every 5 minutes.

For soft, smooth-textured boudin, try these:


Place links in pot and fill with water, covering links completely. Boil in water for about 5 minutes.


Place links in steamer, then fill with enough water to cover bottom. Heat links for 3-5 minutes, then let sit for 10-15 minutes, before serving.


Fill a medium-sized bowl with an inch of water. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Place link in the bowl and microwave until heated through.

Boudin Cooking Tips

  • Be careful to not puncture boudin when cooking, as this will cause it to lose juices and dry out.
  • To grill or bake without getting a crispy texture, wrap in foil while cooking.