Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Lindsay’s Recipes

Killer Crab Whole Dungeness Crab Roasted in Garlic Sauce

4 servings

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total time

Ingredients

2 whole crabs (2 plus pounds each)

Marinade:

Crab butter

1/2 cup white wine

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 chopped medium shallot, sautéed

3 raw garlic cloves

1 lemon juice only

Tsp salt

1 sprig thyme, leaves chopped

1 sprig oregano

1 tbsp pink peppercorn

8 to 10 garlic cloves, roasted and pureed

Chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

Roast head of garlic in foil with olive oil 45 mins.

Crabs: Depending on where you get the crabs they could be alive or preboiled.

If they're alive, place the crabs in boiling water for 5 minutes (until red in color). Remove from pot and cool them in iced water (quick cool). With your thumb and index finger pry open the head, remove butter innards and save. Under running water wipe clean the head area. Toss lungs.

Sauce: Sautee diced shallots in pan with olive oil and thyme. Add with all other sauce ingredients, roasted and raw garlic, spices, wine, and innard/butter in blender and make marinade sauce.

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Place the 2 crabs- shells cracked in a large oven-proof skillet, ladle the marinade over them, (be generous) and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Set the crabs on your serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Nutrition

Serving Size

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Calories

373

Total Fat

34g

Saturated Fat

3g

Unsaturated Fat

-

Trans Fat

-

Cholesterol

8mg

Sodium

38mg

Total Carbohydrate

10g

Dietary Fiber

2g

Total Sugars

2g

Protein

4g

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