Celebrate a great Western seafood at its best for breakfast, lunch, or dinner
3 ways with Dungeness crab
Dan Goldberg
Cracked crab with herbed avocado sauce

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.

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 sharp bite and highlights the briny sweetness of crab.

Vietnamese-Style Spicy Crab With Garlic Noodles



Don’t plan on kissing anyone after eating this garlic-laden creation. Frying the crab first is optional, but it adds superb flavor and makes the crabmeat more tender. The results will be even more transcendent if you start with raw crab (get it from a fishmonger, and fry it a minute or two longer than cooked crab).



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