Crabs are a popular seafood dish that can be an extremely fulfilling meal filled with a wide range of seasonings and flavors. People often have questions about crabs, including how they should be cooked, eaten, stored, and more. Do you have some unanswered questions about eating crabs? Listed below are four commonly asked questions about eating crabs.
What Are Different Ways to Cook Crabs?
Crabs are a versatile dish that can be cooked in many ways. Crabs can be boiled, steamed, baked, broiled, and sometimes they can even be grilled. Although some cooking methods are more common than others, these are all great methods for cooking and preparing meals with deliciously seasoned crabs and crab legs that can be served for lunch or dinner.
What’s the Best Way to Eat Crabs?
When it comes to eating juicy and flavorful crabs, prepare for a mess. You can use your hands to eat crabs or designated crab eating utensils, including a crab knife, mallet, seafood cracker, or seafood pick. Typically, the most efficient method of eating crabs is by removing the legs and claws before working your way to opening the main body. For the best crab-eating experience, use a technique that works for you and effectively access the delicious crab meat hiding within the interior of a crab’s hard shell.
What Are the Different Grades of Crab Meat?
Crab meat comes in various grades, including jumbo lump, lump, backfin, claw, special, and many more. Depending on the crab meat you choose, you can make a variety of delicious seafood dishes for lunch or dinner.
What Are Some Side Dishes That Complement Crabs?
Although crabs taste delicious on their own, there are many side dishes that you can pair with crabs that complement their flavor. Here are some side dishes that complement crabs well:
- Steamed or roasted vegetables
- Bread rolls/biscuits
COSTAS INN IS YOUR SEAFOOD DESTINATION FOR THE BEST CRABS IN BALTIMORE!
Costas Inn has been an area icon, slinging the best crabs in Baltimore since 1971. So here’s to 50 years, and cheers to 50 more!
You may recognize our restaurant recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today and #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our nine appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.
You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for any time eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! Of course, you can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube!