Soft Shell Crab

Callinectes sapidus

Common Names: Soft Shell Crabs

AVAILABILITY Frozen Fresh

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Limited Seasonal Availability

CATCH and COUNTRY of ORIGIN

Trap/Pot; USA

SIZING

Whale 2 - 2.5 dozen
Jumbo 3 dozen
Prime 4 dozen

FLAVOR PROFILE

Mild, fresh flavor with medium-firm texture. Medium fat content. Raw crab is green/blue then turns bright red when cooked.

COOKING TECHNIQUES

Roasting, Broiling, Pan Searing, Frying, Steaming, Poaching.

PRODUCT INFO

Softshells offer a crunchy texture, since they are eaten shell and all. Cooked shells of blue crabs turn orange-red. Body meat is white, tender and flaky. Claw meat has a natural brownish tint.

Soft shell crabs are perfect sauteed or fried.

Schedule a Meeting »
x