Crab Recipes

Rich and decadent, crab is perfect in dips, salads, chowder, and more. We've got hundreds of top-rated crab recipes.

Staff Picks

Lori's Famous Crab Cakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 307
These crab cakes are just the best. I make these often at home, and I make a smaller appetizer size for parties. They are always a hit. They are easy and delicious. I won't eat crab cakes out anymore! Serve with fresh squeezed lemon and tartar sauce!

Singaporean Chile Crab

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
This recipe is well known in Singapore and is a great hit with tourists and locals alike! It is really spicy!!!

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Crabmeat

Rating: 4.5 stars 179
A cream cheese and crab stuffing in breaded, sauteed chicken breasts. An ocean of pleasurable taste sensations!

Garlic Crab Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 126
Crab legs with corn on the cob and a perfectly seasoned garlic butter sauce.

Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon with Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 316
Delicious filet mignon stuffed with succulent crab, wrapped in bacon, and topped with whiskey-peppercorn sauce. Time consuming, but just as good, if not better than any high-end restaurant recipe.

Spicy Crab Curry - Bangla Style

A spicy crab curry cooked with hot Indian spices, sliced red onion, and sliced potatoes (what we Bengalis call Chocchori Aloo.) It's best eaten with hot rice.

Steamed Lemon Grass Crab Legs

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
Tasty steamed crab legs with Asian kick! Serve with fresh spinach salad or favorite side. Use drawn butter for dipping, or try lemon juice, salt, pepper and sugar for tangy sauce. Enjoy!

Delaware Blue Crab Boil

Rating: 5 stars 6
Dig into these Delaware blue crabs boiled in exotic spices. Add your favorite veggies, and treat yourself to a wonderfully delicious crab feast!

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

Rating: 5 stars 1168
This authentic Creole Gumbo from New Orleans starts out with a slow cooked roux.Traditional gumbo file powder is used to flavor shrimp, crabmeat, and andouille sausage.

Crab Rangoon Dip with Crispy Wonton Chips

Rating: 4 stars 2
This baked crab rangoon dip comes with crispy wonton chips for serving.

Dave's Low Country Boil

Rating: 5 stars 537
A one-pot feast of seafood, sausage, corn, and potatoes. Summery and fun!

Crab Boil

Rating: 4.5 stars 25
Dungeness crabs, andouille sausage, corn, and potatoes for one-pot dining.

Inspiration and Ideas

Steamed Blue Crabs
Rating: Unrated 22
"This is the best method for blue crabs and is how my family has always cooked them. Make sure to serve with individual bowls of melted butter for dipping!" – Wyattdogster
25 Easy Recipes With Canned Crab Meat
Keep your pantry stocked with canned crab for convenient and affordable weeknight dinners.
Crab Brunch Casserole
Rating: 4.5 stars 142

A delicious casserole - elegant enough for a Sunday brunch!