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    Garlic Crab

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    1 hr 20 mins

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    Jessica's Note:

    This is a simi difficult recipe, but the result is ever so delectable. I had something like this at Crustaceans in San Francisco. They used the wonderful Dungeness crabs, but here in Virginia I had to settle for Blue crabs, which turned out just as nice.

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    Ingredients:

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    garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place garlic, onions, butter, salt, red and black pepper into a roasting pan and put into a 450 degree oven.
    2. 2
      Be sure to watch carefully and cook until onions and garlic turn golden brown.
    3. 3
      Remove from oven, add crab and blend thoroughly.
    4. 4
      Make sure the crab (shells and all) is coated.
    5. 5
      Place pan back into oven on 475 degree for 15-20 minutes, turning crab about every 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      After the crab has been heated throughout remove from oven.
    7. 7
      Garlic sauce should be braised onto the shell of the crab.
    8. 8
      Serve as soon as possible, sprinkled with parsley and garnished with lemon.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 28, 2003

      55

      I adapted this recipe for 3 lbs. snow crab leggs and it was delicious. my husband couldn't get enough and he rarley eats crab. I have been looking for this recipe for five years. Thank you, thank you,thank you.

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    • on December 15, 2013

      55

      This recipe was delicious!!! Made me feel like I was at the restaurant!! It's so nice to make a recipe and have it turn out better than expected!! My son absolutely loved it!!! It was very easy to make as well!!!

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    • on December 08, 2012

      This was the best garlic crab I have ever eaten!!!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Garlic Crab

    Serving Size: 1 (130 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 462.8
     
    Calories from Fat 419
    90%
    Total Fat 46.5 g
    71%
    Saturated Fat 29.2 g
    146%
    Cholesterol 154.7 mg
    51%
    Sodium 823.7 mg
    34%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.4 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 8.7 g
    17%

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