The Luscious Dungeness Crab
This simple, easy to follow, practical, homemade recipe of Dungeness Crab will give an amazingly tasty, roasted Dungeness Crab with black pepper and butter that is really good not only for you but also for all of the members in your family! Do try!!
Dungeness Crab like any other kind of seafood is an excellent source of protein. To those of you who don’t know or are not familiar with and how to eat and enjoy Dungeness Crab, no need to worry, because you are about to find out more about Dungeness Crab.
Dungeness Crab can be found generally on the west coast of Northern America. The crab season begins in November with the peak season in December and January and the crab’s weight is 2.5 lbs with the nicest meat and the largest crab claws.
You can cook and make Crab dish using Dungeness Crab in many different ways such as Roasted Dungeness Crab, Boiled Dungeness Crab, Chili Dungeness Crab, Dungeness Crab Noodles and Dungeness Crab Cakes.
The next thing you need to know about Dungeness Crab is once the Dungeness Crab is cooked, you can use a pair of cracker and hand gloves when necessary as the tools to eat and enjoy the crab flesh or meat inside.
The first step to enjoy Dungeness Crab meat is the top shell is removed by flipping the top shell open from the body. Two of your hand are used, one hand is to hold on to the base part of the crab and the other hand is to flip open the shell. The shell is thrown away.
Next, the gills on the Dungeness Crab are removed and then, the Dungeness Crab is snapped and broken into halves.
After that, every crab leg and crab claw is separated from the cluster by using your hands. The crab leg and crab claw can be broken off from the cluster easily enough.
And then, the cracker is used to crack the shell on the claws and crab legs. The shells are removed and you can enjoy the sweet flesh or meat. Finally, inside the cluster, you’ll find the crab meat which is separated by white smooth shells of the cluster. The crab meat can be picked out by your fingers or by using a tiny fork to remove all of the meat.
HOW MANY CALORIES OF LUSCIOUS DUNGENESS CRAB PER SERVING?
The Luscious Dungeness Crab has only 235 calories per serving.
WHAT MEALS TO SERVE WITH THE LUSCIOUS DUNGENESS CRAB?
Some other meals such as Garlic Noodles, Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti, Shrimp Boil and Crispy Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts can be served together with Luscious Dungeness Crab for more complete weekday lunch or weeknight dinner. To refresh yourself, you can also have some Lemonade after having Luscious Dungeness Crab.
One side dish that goes well with Luscious Dungeness Crab is Crispy Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts. You just need to spend 15 minutes to make Crispy Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts.
To make the delicious Crispy Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts, you need to have the ingredients such as 6 cloves of minced garlic, 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, 1 lb of bottom trimmed and quartered of Brussels Sprouts, ½ teaspoon of chicken stock powder and ½ teaspoon of salt or up to your taste.
With these 5 ingredients, you are now ready to make Crispy Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts. First of all, the garlic is minced and put the garlic aside.
Next, a large cast-iron frying pan is heated up with the oil on medium high heat. The minced garlic is put into the large frying pan and it is sautéed until they become crunchy and brown. You must be sure not to burn the garlic.
After that, the garlic and oil are dried-out quickly through a strainer. The crunchy garlic and the garlic-infused oil are separated.
And then, the oil is put back into the large frying pan on high heat. The Brussels Sprouts are put into the large frying pan when the large frying pan is very hot and they are sautéed fast. With a spatula, the Brussels Sprouts are thrown up and down, back and forth slowly. The Brussels Sprouts outer leaves are supposed to become dark and crunchy.
Finally, the crispy garlic, salt and chicken stock powder are put into the large frying pan. They are stirred to mix properly with the Brussels Sprouts. The heat is turned off.
COURSE : MAIN COURSE
CUISINE : AMERICAN SEAFOOD
KEWORD : DUNGENESS CRAB
PREP TIME : 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME : 30 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 40 MINUTES
SERVINGS : 6 PEOPLE
CALORIES : 235 CALORIES
- 1 tablespoon of black pepper corns
- 6 tablespoons of room temperature unsalted butter
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 1 Dungeness Crab (2 lb)
- Lemon wedges
- The oven is preheated to 350 F. The flat side of the knife is used to press down and smash the black pepper corns. The black pepper is chopped roughly. The butter is heated up in the microwave. And then, the black pepper and salt are added. They are stirred to mix properly.
- The Dungeness Crab is stabbed in the center of the body, on the top of its abdominal flab to kill a live Dungeness Crab. It is put aside for 10 minutes until all of the murky dark water inside the Dungeness Crab is dried-out. The Dungeness Crab is then cleaned up and it is pat-dried with water.
- The butter black pepper mixture is coated on the Dungeness Crab and the Dungeness Crab is roasted in an oven for 30 minutes.
- The Dungeness Crab is removed from the oven. The Dungeness Crab is beautifully decorated with parsley and lemon wedges.
- Now, your homemade Luscious Dungeness Crab is ready and you quickly serve your Luscious Dungeness Crab.