How to Cook and Clean Dungeness Crab Photo Tutorial PLUS Asian Crab Recipe

Dungeness Crab pan fried in Asian sauce
Dungeness Crab pan fried in Asian sauce

Are you feeling crabby today?  Okay, I know, terrible pun.  I get it from my father 🙂  I always laugh at his jokes!  But seriously, have you tried cooking Dungeness Crab before?  I never had, even though I love crab and know that Dungeness Crab is totally sustainable seafood.  Only the males are harvested and the females are left to reproduce.  I’ve ordered Dungeness Crab at restaurants, but somehow never made it myself, until now.  I was at Sam’s Club and saw several Dungeness Crabs for a great deal.  The one I got only cost $6 and yielded about 1 cup of meat.  I’ve cleaned and cooked crabs I caught in Hawaii, but I realize most people don’t know how to clean and cook a crab, so I thought I’d make a nice photo tutorial for you.  Then I have the recipe that I made with it, an absolutely amazing Asian Sauce the crab is fried in.  As a bonus, tomorrow I’ll give you a sushi recipe using fresh crab meat.   Let’s get crabby!

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