50 easy crab recipes filled with flavor

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November 2, 2021
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50 easy crab recipes filled with flavor

For the uninitiated, cooking crab at home can seem like a daunting task. But with restaurant prices rising, cooking it at home has become the only feasible option for many.

To help pinch your fears, Stacker compiled a list of Crab recipes from Allrecipes. These simple yet delicious methods are foolproof, and there are even options for those who prefer the tinned version over the fresh stuff

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Lori's Famous Crab Cakes

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 crab cakes
- Number of ingredients: 17
- Read more about the recipe here

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Singaporean Chile Crab

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 3
- Yield: 3 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Crabmeat

- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Garlic Crab Legs

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab-Stuffed Filet Mignon with Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce

- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 23
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spicy Crab Curry - Bangla Style

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 21
- Read more about the recipe here

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Steamed Lemon Grass Crab Legs

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Delaware Blue Crab Boil

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 2 hrs 40 mins
- Total: 3 hrs 40 mins
- Servings: 20
- Yield: 20 servings
- Number of ingredients: 24
- Read more about the recipe here

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Dave's Low Country Boil

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 15
- Yield: 15 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Best Ever Crab Cakes

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 12 mins
- Total: 27 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 patties
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Boil

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Maryland Crab Soup

- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Savory Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 24 mushrooms
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Stuffed Flounder

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 21 mins
- Total: 31 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Baked Maryland Lump Crab Cakes

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 crab cakes
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Rangoon

- Prep: 35 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 48 pieces
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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South Carolina She-Crab Soup

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Maryland Crab Cakes II

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 to 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Cajun Crabmeat Au Gratin

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 20 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 15
- Read more about the recipe here

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Hot Crab Dip

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 40
- Yield: 5 cups
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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King Crab Appetizers

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Karyn's Cream of Crab Soup

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Seafood Boil

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 15
- Yield: 15 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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California Roll

- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 20 mins
- Additional: 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 50 mins
- Servings: 5
- Yield: 5 rolls
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Steamed Blue Crabs

- Prep: 40 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 60 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Old Bay® Seafood Boil

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 30 mins
- Servings: 14
- Yield: 14 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Dip

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 16
- Yield: 16 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Seafood Newburg

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Instant Pot® Simple Steamed Crab Legs

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chef John's Crab Cakes

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 8 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 23 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 crab cakes
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Sheet Pan Seafood Boil

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 60 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Maryland Crab Cakes I

- Prep: 12 mins
- Cook: 8 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Remoulade Sauce a la New Orleans

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Daddy's Shrimp Toast

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 21
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chef John's Crab-Stuffed Sole

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 2
- Yield: 2 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Seafood Enchiladas

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Fried Soft-Shell Crab

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 35 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Mom's Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 20
- Yield: 20 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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My Crab Cakes

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 crab cakes
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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The World's Greatest Crab Recipe

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 6 mins
- Total: 16 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 pounds
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Creamy Crab and Pasta Salad

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 12 mins
- Total: 27 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Layered Seafood Dip

- Prep: 15 mins
- Additional: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 48
- Yield: 6 cups
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Creamy Shrimp and Crab Bisque

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Crab and Orzo Salad

- Prep: 25 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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The Best Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 12 stuffed mushrooms
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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King Crab and Shrimp Boil

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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