3 Ways to Prepare Rock Crab

Maine rock crabRock crabs can serve as a delicious appetizer, side or meal, making them quite versatile. As you’ll see, you can go a lot of directions in preparing them as well, whether using rock crab claws or meat.

Boiled Rock Crab

This recipe, for example, keeps it quite simple – so simple that the only ingredient is the crabs. Of course, you could serve it with condiments, but it’s good to know that you don’t have to get too fancy with this delicious crab.

Sweet & Spicy Beer Steamed Rock Crab

On the other hand, this recipe involves some pretty delicious seasonings and the like. Any recipe involving beer has got to be good, so you know that you’ll enjoy this one if you’re adventurous enough to try it!

Rock Crab Cakes

Of course, you can kick it up a notch further and opt for the sherry instead of the beer, like this recipe here. It takes 2 pounds of rock crab meat to make the cakes, meaning this one will definitely fill you up!


So, take these recipes out for a spin and try them in your home. You’ll discover new ways to prepare this delicious meat, exciting the palates of your family, friends or party guests.

Written by Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

Cape Porpoise Lobster Co.

When put quite simply: Cape Porpoise Lobster Company is the best of the best when it comes to quality seafood. In picturesque Cape Porpoise, Maine, in the village of Kennebunkport lies Cape Porpoise Pier. The Pier is an active fishing port; our people can be found right in the middle of all of this activity. It is in this port where we buy our lobsters, shrimp, mussels, and other fresh seafood–directly from the fishermen at the pier.

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