Steamed Blue Crabs
Steamed crabs are one of the royal treats at the beach. Follow this recipe for a steamed crab dinner for four.
2 dozen live, hard shell blue crabs
3 cups vinegar
3 cups water or beer
1 cup Old Bay or other seafood seasoning
Use a steamer or a large pot with a rack and a tight-fitting lid.
Pour vinegar and water or beer into steamer and bring to a boil.
Add crabs, a few at a time, and sprinkle each layer with seasoning.
Steam 25 to 30 minutes.
Information courtesy of the University of Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory