Craving a delicious seafood dish? Look no further than crab! Whether you’re looking for a quick, easy appetizer or a gourmet meal for a special occasion, these 35+ tasty crab recipes have something for everyone.
Isn’t fresh crab the best?!
If you happen to find yourself with extra crab at home, try out one of these 35+ crazy good crab recipes.
From crab salad, crab appetizers, crab bisque, crab cakes, and more, these delicious recipes will make your mouth water, and you’re sure to find a dish that everyone will love!
Easy Crab Recipes
Crab Deviled Eggs are an eay, delicious variation of the classic recipe. It’s like your favorite California Roll in deviled egg form. The creamy yolks are combined with wasabi for a spicy kick, then they’re topped with crab, avocado and cucumber.
Learn how to make Crab Butter, a rich and buttery sauce that’s a must with crab legs, lobster tails, steamed shrimp, and more. Keep it simple with the base recipe or take it up a notch with any of the 3 flavor variations (garlic, lemon, and spicy)!
This cool and creamy Crab Cake Sauce has just enough tanginess, smokiness, and spice to pair with far more than crab cakes. It’s fantastic with fries and other crispy finger foods, spread on sandwiches, and even with steak!
Simple yet elegant, this Crab Spaghetti is pure comfort food with a high brow touch—because who doesn’t find comfort in twirling pasta around the big old clumps of sweetly lush lump crab. If there’s one thing
Many of these recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
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Craving a delicious seafood dish? Look no further than crab! Whether you’re looking for a quick, easy appetizer or a gourmet meal for a special occasion, these 35+ tasty crab recipes have something for everyone. Keep things simple and make Crab Butter, a rich and buttery sauce that’s a must with crab legs. With 3 flavor variations (garlic, lemon, and spicy)!
Add the butter to a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Allow to boil for one minute.
Remove the butter from the heat and allow to cool, without stirring, until the milk solids rise to the top. Skim off the solids with a spoon and pour the butter into a serving bowl or glass measuring cup.
Season with a pinch of salt, to taste.
If desired, stir in additional seasonings. Enjoy!
Any extras can be stored in an airtight container or jar in the fridge for up to 5 days. It also freezes well for up to 6 months.
When it’s time to reheat the crab sauce, gently warm it in a saucepan over low heat until the butter is remelted. You can also reheat it in the microwave in 15 to 20-second increments.