24 ways with Dungeness crab
Ultimate Crab Cakes, Malaysian Noodles with Crab and Sausage, Crab Eggs Benedict, and more
Cracked Crab with Lemongrass, Black Pepper, and Basil
Big, bold Southeast Asian flavors team up in a perfect balance of salty, sweet, hot, and aromatic.
Crab and Tangerine Salad
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
Sweet crab tacos topped with a fresh salsa and a mixture of onions and jalapeños are delicious served with cold beer.
Recipe: Crab Tacos
We swear this is the last crabcake recipe you’ll ever need. We especially love the way the crab is bound with a creamy scallop purée rather than bread crumbs.
Recipe: Ultimate Crabcakes
Crab Eggs Benedict
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
Italian Crab and Pasta
Provide nut or crab crackers and plenty of napkins or wet towels with this dish.
Recipe: Italian Crab and Pasta
Vietnamese-style Spicy Crab with Garlic Noodles
Sweet crab seems even sweeter when it swims up against the big flavors here: garlic, ginger, and hot red chiles.
Carrot Soup with Dungeness Crab
Serve this lively soup, a fine showcase for Dungeness crab, to brighten up a winter day.
Recipe: Carrot Soup with Dungeness Crab
Crab, Shrimp, and Mango Salad with Yuzu Vinaigrette
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 Hominy Chowder
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
Cracked Crab with Herbed Avocado Sauce
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.