Recipe courtesy of Nunzio Alioto
Episode: San Francisco
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

Tomato sauce:

Directions

In an 8-quart kettle or pot, heat the olive oil and saute the onions until transparent. Add the garlic and saute until it begins to brown. Stir in crab butter and let cook slowly for 2 minutes (crab butter is saffron yellow in color and adds a distinctive rich flavor). Next, add the wine, and reduce. Add tomatoes and tomato sauce, broth, and live crabs. 

To simmer at low heat for about 5 minutes. Add shrimp, clams, mussels and cook for 2 more minutes. Serve in a bowls and sprinkle with fresh parsley. Add salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes, to taste. 

If your crab is cooked ahead of time, add it to the recipe at the same time you add the clams, shrimp, and mussels. *Fresh crab usually has yellowish matter under the shell in the center of the body, called crab butter, or fat, or mustard. It is edible and considered quite tasty.

Tomato sauce:

Warm heavy skillet on medium heat. Add olive oil and diced onion. When onion becomes transparent, add the garlic and cook until lightly brown. Add tomatoes, basil leaves, salt and pepper, and simmer for 45 minutes.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

"Bawlmer" Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Drew Abruzzese|Andrew Abruzzese

Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck

Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Crab Boil

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Deviled Eggs with Crab

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Corn and Crab Chowder

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Crab Dip with Garlic Saltines and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Top 5 Restaurants

          7:30am | 6:30c

          Southern at Heart

          8:30am | 7:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Kitchen

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking