Steamed Blue Crabs

Category : Seafood

Author : nonome

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(2.78)

Date : 13/01/2002

Ingredients:

Serves/Makes:9 or more servings


Ingredients
1/2 c Old Bay Seasoning
3 c white vinegar
3 c beer(or water)
3 dozen live Maryland Blue Hardshell Crabs

Instructions:

Preparation
Mix Old Bay seasoning, vinegar, and beer (or water) in a very large pot with a rack,and tight-fitting lid.
Bring to a FULL BOIL.
In the rack, add one-half of the crabs, and sprinkle more Old Bay seasoning, just enough to cover the shells abit.
Repeat with the remainder of crabs.
Steam, covered, until crabs turn a bright red color, about 40-45 minutes.
Serve hot or cold.
Note: Serve crabs immediately if to be eaten hot.
To serve cold. bring to room temperture and refrigerate until ready to use.
Comments
Goes well with:Corn on the Cob We Marylander's look forward to the Summertime for the Crab Season to begin.It's the BEST EVER!!!!!!!

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