Whole Blue Crabs Chesapeake-style

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 bouquet garni (parsley, thyme, and bay leaf tied together)
  • 1/4 cup seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
  • 3 lemons, cut in 1/2
  • 2 garlic heads, split in 1/2
  • 6 whole blue crabs
  • Cocktail sauce, for serving
Directions

In a large pot of boiling water, add bouquet garni, seasoning, lemon, and garlic. Add crabs and cover. Bring to a boil and cook until crab is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

Serve with cocktail sauce.


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