What is the easiest recipe to cook crab? The answer is baked crab.
I love the simplicity and the great taste of cooked crabs, with the vibrant orange color, intense aroma plus the succulent and natural sweetness of crab meat.
How to Bake Crab?
There are two ways to bake crabs. I like the traditional Chinese method of using a wok.
This simple and easy wok-baked crab calls for crabs, a little bit of water and a smoking hot wok.
The second method of baking crab is using an oven. Bake the crabs on a baking sheet at 400F for 15 – 20 minutes, or until the shells turn bright orange.
What Types of Crab to Use?
For this recipe, blue crab is an excellent choice.
How Many Calories Per Serving?
This recipe is only 105 calories per serving.
What to Serve with this Recipe?
Serve this dish with side dishes or other seafood dishes. For a seafood dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Baked Crab Recipe
Easy baked crab recipe that anyone can make at home. You can use blue crab, mud crab, Dungeness crab, snow crab or king crab for sweet and flavorful crab.
- 3 blue crabs
- 3 tablespoons water
Rinse the crab with cold water and place them in a wok. Add the water and cover the wok with its lid.
Turn up the heat to high and wok bake the crab for 8 minutes or until they are cooked. Turn the crab every two minutes and then cover to continue baking. The crabs are cooked when the shell turn bright orange with intense aroma. Add a little bit more water and cook for a few more minutes if they are not cooked through.