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Crab Boil


  • Water
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 1/4 cup crab boil
  • 3 lemons, cut in half
  • 2 garlic heads, slit in half
  • 1 Blue Crab
  • 1 Dungeness Crab
  • 1 Green Shore Crab
  • 1 Stone Crab
  • 1 Common European Crab
  • 2 Queen Crab claws
  • 2 Snow Crab claws
  • 2 King or Alaskan claws


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add bouquet garni, crab boil, lemons and garlic. Add the largest of the crabs first adding the remainder of the crabs and removing the crabs as they become cooked.
  • In a sauce pan, melt 1/4 cup of butter with a few peeled garlic cloves. Simmer the butter for 3-4 minutes in infuse the garlic into the butter. Remove from the heat and discard the garlic cloves. Serve immediately as a dipping sauce.