Dungeness crab legs are a seafood lover’s staple. The shell of each leg is scored in several places to make opening a “snap”. These crabs have moist, naturally sweet meat, making them a popular choice for both seafood lovers and skeptics. The Dungeness crab legs from Lummi Island Wild are pre-cooked and flash frozen, nearly eliminating the need for any additional preparation.
Dungeness Crab Recipe Tips
Crabs are an incredibly versatile type of seafood. These pre-cooked crustaceans are great in crab cocktails, crab cakes, pastries, stuffed pastas, crab eggs benedict — you get the idea. Plus, because the crustaceans are already cooked, there are few opportunities to make mistakes. The meat is delicious both on its own or cooked into a recipe, so when you order. Dungeness crab online you have an easy path to the freshest seafood meal.
Crab cakes are an easy and traditional preparation, and if you’re new to Dungeness crab, we suggest starting here. Our crab cake recipe philosophy is simple: don’t ruin the delicate meat with unnecessary fillers. Pictured above, you’ll find a family recipe card from my Aunt Gin. Her recipe dates back around 40 years. It’s a classic crab cake recipe without no fillers – just seasoning, sauces, herbs, and an egg. As you can see in the picture, these are “The Best” crab cakes you’ll ever make.
Handling Instructions – Whole Cooked Dungeness Crab
When you order Dungeness crab online from Lummi Island Wild, they will ship flash frozen directly from the source. Because they are pre-cooked, home chefs won’t have much trouble preparing the crabs. If you are ordering Dungeness crab online in advance of a special occasion, they will remain safe in the freezer for up to four months.