Whole Blue Crabs Chesapeake-style

TOTAL TIME: 20 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
 
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 bouquet garni ( parsley, thyme, and bay leaf tied together)
  • 1/4 cup seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
  • 3 lemons, cut in 1/2
  • 2 garlic heads, split in 1/2
  • 6 whole blue crabs
  • Cocktail sauce, for serving
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      Directions

      In a large pot of boiling water, add bouquet garni, seasoning, lemon, and garlic. Add crabs and cover. Bring to a boil and cook until crab is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

      Serve with cocktail sauce.

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