Stone crab claws are sold precooked. They're usually served chilled, which allows the meat to slip free of the shell easily, and also gives it a finer, clearer flavor.
Chilled Stone Crab Claws with Mustard Sauce
Stone crab claws are usually served chilled, which gives the meat a finer, clearer flavor.
1 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup prepared yellow mustard
1⁄4 cup prepared horseradish
1 tsp. hot sauce
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
32 large stone crab claws, chilled
Make the mustard sauce by mixing together mayonnaise, mustard, horseradish, hot sauce, and lemon juice in a bowl.
Crack shells of stone crab claws with a hammer or the dull side of a cleaver. Serve with mustard sauce and lemon wedges.