Dungeness Crab

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Seafood « Dungeness Crab

Dungeness Crab

Range:

California to Alaska

Seasonality:

Mid-November to June

Method of Capture:

Trap

Sustainability Consideration:

Only males that are greater than 7 inches in size are allowed to be kept. Considered a best choice.

Size Range:

1.5 to 3 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet, succulent and delicate with a juicy, tender texture, from lumps to milder flavored flake meat

Cooking Tips:

steam, broil, grill, sauté, oven roast at high temperature