Medium Crabs

Hard Shell Crabs - "MEDIUM"

Exactly 5½-6 inches The male blue crab is known by watermen as a "Jimmy". Once you've tried the succulent meat from a Maryland Blue crab you will be hooked forever. The crabs can be ordered live or steamed. 


Only while supplies last.  Due to market conditions, availability and pricing subject to change at any time. 

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Prep & Ingredients

How to Steam Live Crabs/Re-steam Crabs

When your live crabs arrive it is important that you steam them as soon as possible. Heat a large pot with approximately 2 inches of water on the bottom. Place a rack or steaming basket in the pot to keep the crabs out of the water. Wait until steam is apparent before placing the crabs in the pot. Sprinkle crab seasoning on the crabs to your liking and then cover with a lid. Let the crabs steam for 5 to 10 minutes after steam pushes out from under the lid. The crabs will turn a shade of orange when cooked throughout.  Follow the same steps as above but for less time. Please look at the chart below for recommended steam times. 


How to Steam Blue Crabs

 

 HHC Crab Seasoning Ingredients  - Salt, Spices and Paprika


Did You Know

Crab Terms

#1 Jimmy Crabs describes the largest and heaviest crabs available based on the season and time of year.

#2 Jimmy Crabs describs the smaller and less meaty male crabs based on the season and time of year.

#3 Sook Crabs decribes a mature female crab and is not sorted by size.

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