Crab recipes: How to cook yummy and spicy crab dishes of different flavors

Crab recipes are cooked with different ingredients. These are simple to make with distinct flavors. Spicy baby crabs, chilli crabs, garlic crab legs are the three delicious and spicy recipes easy to make at home. Prefer to make all these recipes in a pot for more flavor. Each recipe has its own taste and flavor. Let us see the procedure of making delicious crab recipes.

Spicy baby crabs

spicy crabs


  • Baby crabs- 10-12 crabs
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 spoon
  • Red chilli powder- 1 spoon
  • Tomato – 2
  • Chopped onion- 1 large
  • Finely chopped green chillies- 4
  • Mustard seeds- 1 spoon
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamarind paste- 2 spoons
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 2 spoons
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 1/2 cup


Step 1: Wash each crab thoroughly with fresh water and cut each one into two pieces.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan till it smokes, add mustard seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and onions. Saute the mixture well.

Step 3: Add ginger and garlic paste, saute it well till it turns into brown color.

Step 4: Add chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder and turmeric powder, stir well and fry the recipe till oil separates.

Step 5: Add baby crabs, tamarind paste and salt to it and mix it well.

Step 6: Add water and mix it well, cook the recipe for 15-20min at low flame.

Serve and enjoy the taste of delicious recipe spicy baby crab.

Garlic crab legs

garlic crab legs


  • Alaskan king crab legs- 1kg
  • Butter- 1 1/2 cups
  • Crushed red pepper flakes- pinch
  • Old bay seasoning – 1 spoon
  • Fresh corn – 5 cups
  • Minced garlic- 3 spoons


Step 1: Take a large stock pot and boil water in it.

Step 2: Place crab legs, corn in the pot and boil them until corn is tender and crab legs are flaky.

Step 3: Drain well and cut slit into each of the crab shells.

Step 4: In a large sauce pan, melt butter, garlic, red pepper and old bay seasoning. Saute all the ingredients well.

Step 5: add crab and corn to the mixture and stir it well.

Step 6: Saute the mixture for 10-15min.

Step 7: Off the flame and serve the delicious garlic crab legs.

Enjoy the taste of garlic crab legs.

Chilli crab with chicken stock

Chilli crab with chicken stock


  • Crab – 1
  • Ginger and garlic – 1 spoon
  • Chilli garlic paste- 1 spoon
  • Vinegar- 2 spoon
  • Sugar-pinch
  • Oil- required
  • Egg- 1
  • water as required
  • spring onions-2
  • Chicken stock- 1 cup
  • Green chilli- 3
  • Soy sauce- 1 spoon
  • Corn starch- 1 spoon


Step 1: Combine chicken stock, chilli garlic paste, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and mix all the ingredients well and keep aside.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan, add chopped ginger and garlic, green chillies and saute it well.

Step 3: Add crab pieces and mix it well and pour chicken stock, cover vessel with a lid and cook for 10min.

Step 4: Add corn starch, water in a bowland keep aside.

Step 5: After 10min, remove lid add spring onions, corn starch water and egg.

Step 6: Add to the mixture and cover with a lid cook for 3-5min.

Step 7: Off the flame and serve the delicious recipe.

Health corner:

  • Crab: Crab is the most healthiest food with high nutritional values. Fresh seafood is available in all the stores. These are rich in proteins and omega-fatty acids. Crab helps to control blood pressure, reduce risk of heart diseases and lower risks of cancer types.
  • Corn: Corn is a low fat ingredients with essential nutrients. It has lot of health benefits such as it plays major role in controlling diabetes, lowers heart diseases, improves eye health, prevents respiratory problems.
  • Spring onions: Spring onions are the excellent source of vitamins. Spring onions are added to all kind of variety dishes to make more delicious. These are used in salads and also to garnish the recipes.
  • Soy sauce: It is also known as tamari. Soy sauce is added to the recipes to bring rich flavor. Soy sauce helps to regulate blood pressure. it have anti-oxidant properties that protects our body from free radicals.

Enjoy the taste of eating yummy and spicy crabs recipes with distinct taste and flavors

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