24 ways with Dungeness crab
Ultimate Crab Cakes, Malaysian Noodles with Crab and Sausage, Crab Eggs Benedict, and more
Just a few deftly chosen ingredients make for an elegant, complex-tasting salad. Serve it with warm rolls and glasses of cold, crisp white wine (our wine editor suggests Grenache Blanc).
Recipe: Crab and Tangerine Salad
Packed with fresh crab, these indulgent appetizers are a step up from the rangoons (deep-fried dumplings) often sold at Chinese restaurants. They can be made ahead and frozen, then cooked when guests arrive. Set out several dipping sauces, as everyone seems to have a favorite.
Recipe: Crab Rangoons
If you're lucky enough to have leftover crab, there's no better use for it than this. Rich and creamy, bright with lemon, this classic brunch dish also makes a great supper when paired with a simple green salad.
Recipe: Crab Eggs Benedict
Yuzu, a kind of Japanese citrus, has an ultra-aromatic, floral flavor that makes it a knockout with seafood and mango. A soy-ginger mayo and a sprinkle of minced kaffir lime leaves add more layers of complexity.
Crab and corn are a classic chowder combination, but we've used hominy instead of corn, providing this flavorful soup a satisfying bite; avocado and cilantro toppings give the dish a Southwest vibe. Ready in 30 minutes!
Recipe: Crab and Hominy Chowder
This super-simple sauce was inspired by the tarragon tang and beautiful color of green goddess dressing. It's rich yet has a bit of a bite, and highlights the briny sweetness of crab.