Plain and simple cooking of Crab
This is plain and simple but will give you more than thirty minutes great eating value. You need a reasonable sized Crab, around 1 kg plus, preferably male, since they have larger pincers and more white meat. Have a large pot of boiling salted water to hand, and plunge the Crab into the water. Pop on the lid and simmer for 20 minutes for a 1 kilo Crab and an extra 10 minutes per kilo afterwards. Remove and allow to cool slightly so that you can prepare the Crab for serving.
Insert your fingers or a sharp blade to a point in between the eyes and open up the bottom shell. Remove the lungs, … Read the rest