Steamed Blue Crabs

1
Donna Prouty

By
@candibaby

Maryland Crabs This is a great recipe my family has used for years

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
9-12 depending on size of crabs
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
seafood seasoning (old bay)
1/2 c
salt
3 c
white vinegar
3 c
beer or water
3
dozen live blue hard crabs

How to Make Steamed Blue Crabs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix seasonings, vinegar and beer or water well.

    Put 1/2 crabs in a very large pot with rack and tight fitting lid
  • 2Pour 1/2 seasoning mixture over top
    Add rest of crabs and remaining liquid
  • 3Steam covered until crabs turn bright red color about 20-30 minutes
  • 4Serve hot or cold Feeds 9-12 depending on size of crabs

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About Steamed Blue Crabs

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Hashtag: #crabs