SailNet Community - View Single Post - Crabs
Thread: Crabs
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 04-13-2012
RichH
Senior Member
 
RichH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,388
Thanks: 23
Thanked 144 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 15
 
Re: Crabs

Steam them live.
Use beer instead of water.
Heat the kettle, use a mesh bottom to keep the crabs from swimming in the beer, wait until there's a good 'head of steam', quickly dump the crabs, liberally sprinkle the crabs with OLD BAY seasoning, jam the lid down quickly to stop the escapees .... Yum.

If there are any toxins in the backfin or claw meat ... the manner/choice of 'execution' wont make any difference. The yellow 'liver' (hepatopancreas) or 'tomalley' ... thats where most of the toxins will be concentrated, few eat the tomalley any more for this reason.
RichH is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome