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Types of Crab Legs

Blue Crab
Blue Crab

jumbo sized crab legs sure favorite your next seafood feast

Dungeness Crab
Dungeness Crab

Dungeness Crab with Two Sauces Fill a saucepan to 1-inch depth with water: place thawed Dungeness leg/claw/body sections over the water in a veggie steamer or sieve and steam, covered, for 5 to 8 minutes.

Jonah Crab
Jonah Crab

The Jonah crab (Cancer borealis) is a marine brachyuran crab that inhabits waters along the east coast of North America from Newfoundland to Florida. Jonah crabs possess a rounded, rough-edged carapace with small light spots, and robust claws with dark brown-black tips.

King Crab
King Crab

Recipe: Boiled King Crab Legs. Boiling is a simple method for cooking king crab. To boil crab legs, simply fill a large saucepan half full of cold water and bring to a boil. Add a tablespoon of salt and the seasoning of your choice, if any. When the water begins to boil add the crab legs and reduce the heat to medium.

Snow Crab
Snow Crab

A Snow crab has 5 pairs of legs. They are longer and somewhat thinner then the King Crab however the King Crab is not a true crab. It is an Anomuran that only shows 4 pairs of legs.

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Soft-Shell Crab
Soft-Shell Crab

Fresh Soft Shell Crab, Crab Legs & Crab Meat. Tender and sweet with a touch of saltiness, crab is an American favorite. We New Englanders know that the secret to creating the best crab cakes, crab stuffing and crab salad is using quality crab products. This why City Fish Market offers the freshest selection of crab meat.

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Stone Crab
Stone Crab

Soft-shell crabs can be battered and fried whole, and crabs and crab legs are amazing on the grill, too. Crabs are high in protein and are also a good source of niacin, vitamin B12, chromium, selenium, iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium. Crabmeat is very low in saturated fat, but it’s high in cholesterol.