Classic cooked crab

This crab can be used as a basic ingredient for many dishes or served as a component in fruits de mer. 

Classic cooked crab

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court bouillon

Preparation method

  • Bring the court bouillon to the boil, add the crabs, and return to the boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and leave the crabs to cool in the bouillon.
  • Remove the crabs from the bouillon.
  • Twist off the claws from the crab and clean.
  • Use a spoon to separate the top shell from the bottom shell.
  • Remove the meat from the crab, including the coral (roe).

Serving suggestions

  • As a component in salads, creams, crab cakes, spread, powder, or, for example, ice cream. 
  • As a main course with fresh mayonnaise or lemon mayonnaise.
  • As a component of a fruits de mer platter.

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