Steamed Blue Crab Recipe

Steaming your crab catch is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook your catch. This recipe calls for blue crabs as the main ingredient and a healthy dose of Old Bay seasoning. Try on this lip-smacking recipe that will serve you and your whole family (up to 6 servings). INGREDIENTS: 36 live blue crabs 3/4 cup seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay) 1/2 cup salt 3 cups beer 3 cups distilled white vinegar COOKING EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Large stockpot and cooking screen/rack, or steamer DIRECTIONS: 1. Take care and wash the crabs…continue reading →

Blue Crabs

Introduction These creatures get their name from their bluish hue on their claws but their scientific name (Callinectes sapidus) suggests that they are “beautiful swimmers” that also happen to be “savory”. And savory they are. Blue crabs are one of the most heavily harvested crustaceans in the world. They are abundant and tasty; numerous and delicious. What do they look like? The blue crabs carapace can actually having colors ranging from bluish gray to brownish green tint, and their colors blend from one to the other. Blue crab pincers can have an orange,…continue reading →