1/2 Bushel Of Maryland Blue Crabs
good are our crabs? Let’s just say, unbelievably
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Crabs swim all along the East Coast and weigh down our pots with all
sizes. We grade small (5”-5.5”), medium
(5.5”-6”), large (6”-6.5”), x-large (6.5”-7”) and super (7” +) with precision. We take pride in honesty and getting your
crabs quickly to you with zero shipping charge! Maryland Blue Crabs
from the Chesapeake taste extra sweet; however, with the perfect mix of salt
and fresh water, better known as brackish. Huge crabs grow from a diet of
eel grass, oysters, snails, clams and fish. With all these fat crabs, you
know that the meat is delicious, but where can you find the best meat on the
Blue Crab? First, keep in mind that the average crab weighs about 1/3 pound and
produces about a 2 ¼ ounces of meat according to the crab gurus.
you need to map out the crab to find the three major kinds of crab meat.
Most of the meat resides in the cartilage-lined channels on both sides of the
· Jumbo meat pulls from the back of
larger crabs, especially crabs (6”-up). You’ll love the large, pristine,
pure succulent pieces found in the back-swimming leg muscles.
· Lump chunks fall from the crab’s body
with similar meat to jumbo, but in smaller pieces.
· Darker claw meat, slightly
pink in color will pull from the claws. It boasts a robust flavor. We
know crab feasting takes work, but once you get a strategy, you can enjoy
tasting the different meat found in “The Beautiful Swimmer that is savory.”
out our half bushel categories. [Serves about 5 adults.]
· Bay-(small & medium mix),
3 ½ -4 dozen.
Jimmy-(medium & large mix), c. 3 dozen.
Jumbo-(large & x-large mix), c. 2 ½ dozen.
Female-(small-medium-large-x-large mix), 3-4 dozen.