Crabs are a delicious and popular seafood dish that can be consumed on its own or paired with many other side dishes. Due to the sweet, juicy, savory, and distinguished taste of crab meat, it’s important to find a side dish that isn’t overpowering and complements its flavor. Listed below are five side dishes that pair well with crabs for a fulfilling seafood dinner.
Vegetables are a traditional side dish that pairs well with crabs and consists of broccoli, asparagus, carrots, zucchini, Brussel sprouts, corn, and others. Raw, grilled, boiled, steamed, and roasted vegetables complement crabs’ savory taste, creating a well-balanced and sophisticated meal.
Side salads are relatively simple and complement most dishes but go exceptionally well with crabs, adding a healthy, refreshing, and sophisticated taste to your crab dish. When it comes to a fresh, tossed, and a crisp side salad, you can’t go wrong.
In addition to vegetables, crabs also go well with potatoes. Potatoes are quick, easy, and versatile side dishes that can be cooked in several ways, including baked, mashed, and fried, and is ideal for creating the perfect potatoes and crabs combination.
You can always resort to french fries for a quick, convenient, and easy handheld side. Simply adding seasoning to french fries enhances its flavor, complementing the buttery, seasoned, and savory taste of well-cooked crab meat.
Deviled eggs are a unique finger food side dish filled with a savory flavor that pairs well with various dishes, including crabs. Deviled eggs can be made using a wide range of seasonings and sauces, ideal for serving with crabs at parties and events.
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!