OLD BAY® STEAMED BLUE CRABS

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OLD BAY Steamed Blue Crabs

OLD BAY® Seasoning

Helping seafood everywhere reach its full flavor potential.

This is where it all began for OLD BAY® Seasoning six decades ago. Maine has its lobsters, California has its wines and Louisiana has its hot sauces. In Maryland, the pride and joy of the Chesapeake Bay coastline is the prized blue crab. Steaming crabs is a social event – a celebration of family and friends, where everybody gets a little messy and has a lot of fun. And OLD BAY is there for every gathering, like a good friend. Blue crabs are it’s raison d’être (ask your French philosopher friends), and the two just go together as if they were made for each other (they were, actually).

 

Ingredients

water

vinegar

1 dozen live blue crabs

1/2 cup OLD BAY® Seasoning

 

Directions

In a pot with a raised rack (minimum of 2 inches high), add equal quantities of water and vinegar to just below level of rack. Bring to a boil.

Carefully layer crabs on rack; sprinkle each layer with OLD BAY. Cover and steam 20 to 30 minutes depending on size of crabs or until crabs turn red.

Watch our video on HOW TO PICK A CRAB!


 

 

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Recipe Info

Makes 4 servings.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

 

Nutritional Info

No Current Information

 

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