Snow Crab Recipes

Sweet, succulent snow crab adds body and delicate flavor to everything from cheesy gratin to linguine in a bright, spicy white wine sauce. Here are 6 recipes featuring this luxurious ingredient from the sea.

Singaporean Black Pepper Crab Legs

Singaporean Black Pepper Crab Legs

Broiled Crab Legs with Sake and Yuzu Kosho Sabayon

A reduction of sake, lime juice, and ginger is whipped with egg yolks and spicy, citrusy yuzu kosho into a sumptuous sabayon that’s broiled until golden over split crab legs. Get the recipe for Broiled Crab Legs with Sake and Yuzu Kosho Sabayon »

Crab Gratin with Anchovies and Västerbotten Cheese

This Swedish gratin of shredded crabmeat is traditionally made using Västerbotten, a salty aged cows’ milk cheese, but parmesan works well as a substitute. This recipe first appeared in our December 2013 issue along with Corey Arnold’s article Polar Harvest. Get the recipe for Crab Gratin with Anchovies and Västerbotten Cheese »

Linguine with Crab in Spicy White Wine Sauce

Linguine with Crab in Spicy White Wine Sauce

Crab and Fennel Stew

Meaty crab legs are cooked in their shells in a fragrant tomato-based broth in this robust, flavorful stew.

Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad

Crabmeat is rubbed with a smoky chile paste, then sautéed and tossed in a refreshing salad of creamy avocado, tart grapefruit, and herbs. Get the recipe for Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad »