While elegantly delicious, Snow Crab is a quick, affordable item for your menu. Snow Crab is sensational served chilled as a cocktail. Steaming, sautéing or broiling will also bring out its delicate flavor. Serve Snow Crab with drawn butter sauces, sweet & sour, oriental dips, or herbed vinegars.
KEEP FROZEN UNTIL READY TO USE - For best results, thaw before cooking.
Fill large pot with ¾ inch of water. Place a steam basket in pot and bring to a boil. Place thawed Crab in basket; reduce heat, cover and steam for about 5 minutes, until crab is heated through.
Start with serving-sized pieces of Crab in the shell, or out. Melt butter or oil in a pan, stir in Crab and sauté lightly for 3–5 minutes, until heated through. When sautéing other ingredients, add Crab during last 5 minutes of cooking.
Grill or Barbecue
Place Crab (legs and/or claws) on well-oiled grill a few inches above hot coals for 5 minutes, until heated through.
Keep frozen at 0 °F or below until ready for use
Place Crab on a shallow pan or tray that drains easily and place this pan into a larger one to contain the drippings cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8-10 hours, or overnight.
SNOW CRAB CONTAINS: CRUSTACEAN SHELLFISH (SNOWCRAB).