Sweet and Spicy Beer Steamed Rock Crab

Sweet and Spicy Beer Steamed Rock Crab

Whether your rock crabs are already cooked or raw, you can give them great flavor by steaming them with spiced beer.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a large covered stockpot, bring the beer, sugar, seafood seasoning , vinegar, and spices to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Step 2

    Add the crabs and stir well.
  3. Step 3

    Cover and steam 5 to 7 minutes (10 to 15 for raw crabs), stirring well a few times.
  4. Step 4

    Remove crabs and serve hot, sprinkled with a little extra seafood seasoning, if desired.