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Boiled Dungeness Crabs

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Ingredients
  Live dungeness crabs 3
  Boiling water 8 Quart
  Salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Have your fish retailer dress the crabs for eating.
Wash body cavity.
Heat water and salt to boiling.
Drop crabs into kettle.
Cover; heat to boiling.
Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes.
Drain.
Crack claws and legs.
Serve hot with butter or, if desired, chill crabs and serve with mayonnaise.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Servings: 
6

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