This is a simi difficult recipe, but the result is ever so delectable. I had something like this at Crustaceans in San Francisco. They used the wonderful Dungeness crabs, but here in Virginia I had to settle for Blue crabs, which turned out just as nice.
How to clean Blue Crab Before you cook them. This is the way my hubby taught me but we usually do it once its been cooked *shrugs* we've always put them in boiling water after cooling them in ice water.
Roasted Red Pepper and Blue Crab Bisque from the Chesapeake Bay - A recipe for velvety bisque made with roasted red peppers and blue crab caught directly from the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland during our anniversary trip. Let's go crabbing!
Steaming is a great cooking method for Maryland blue crab. Not only does it result in tender succulent flesh but it also means you can flavor the steaming liquid and this flavor will soak into the crab giving it a subtle yet very nice taste.