Steamed Crabs



6 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
1/4 cup salt
1 tablespoon pepper
2 dozen live blue crabs


Combine Old Bay Seasoning, salt, and pepper; stir well, and set aside.

Combine equal parts of water and vinegar in a large stock pot with a steaming rack to a level just below the rack. Bring water-vinegar mixture to a boil. Add a layer of crabs; sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Repeat layers. Cover and steam 20 minutes or until crabs turn red in color. Drain, and serve the crabs immediately.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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