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- Can be seasoned exactly how you like
- Perfectly steamed to save you prep time
- Crab meat can be used in a variety of dishes
- An excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals
- Provides consistency, quality, and palatability
- Premium Maryland blue crabs with distinct flavor and texture
- Shipped refrigerated
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Customer questions about this product
- When will my refrigerated or frozen food product be shipped?
- In order to control the amount of time in transit for these perishable items, they are only shipped on select days of the week based on which shipping method you choose and the transit time to your location.
Ground: Orders ship Monday through Wednesday.
Second Day: Orders ship Monday through Wednesday.
Next Day: Orders ship Monday through Thursday.
Orders placed on or just prior to a holiday could experience a slight delay in shipping.
Frozen and refrigerated items cannot ship in a quantity that requires Common Carrier shipping, as well as cannot be shipped outside of the United States.
With an unforgettably rich taste and a delightful, hearty texture, these Linton's 5 1/4" non-seasoned steamed medium Maryland blue crabs will have your patrons cleaning their plates and ready for more. These crabs come steamed to save you valuable prep time. Linton's trusted steaming process helps you produce a consistent, delicious product your customers will love. Whether you're creating classic Maryland crab cakes, serving a wholesome pasta dish, or handing your patron a shell-cracker and letting them have at it, these crabs provide the consistency, quality, and palatability your establishment needs.
Non-seasoned, these crabs allow you to tailor them to whatever dish you want to serve. Pick a classic seasoning, create your own, or allow the unique, delicious, and natural Chesapeake flavor shine. This crab meat is incredibly tender and melts in your mouth. An excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, crabs are used in a wide range of dishes. Explore this versatility and create foods that fit the needs of your establishment.
These crabs are shipped refrigerated. Be sure to refrigerate these crabs upon arrival. To prepare these crabs, put equal parts vinegar, beer, and water in a large pot. Place a rack just above water level for the crabs to steam on. Layer the crabs, sprinkling them with seasoning and lightly salting them if desired, then steam them for 6-8 minutes, being careful not to dry the meat. There is no appreciable loss of quality from steaming. A general rule of thumb is to have 8-12 crabs per person if you are only serving crabs, or 6 crabs per person if you plan to serve other food.
Unlike crabs from other areas, Maryland blue crabs must endure four distinct seasons throughout the year. This forces these crabs to hibernate and build up fat stores. These fat stores, or mustard, are noticeably darker than other blue crab varieties and results in a heartier texture with a sweet, buttery taste. This distinguished flavor, combined with perfectly formulated crab seasoning, makes these crabs a must-have for any seafood serving establishment. Why serve your patrons something ordinary, when you can serve them something extraordinary. To ensure you're serving the most delicious crabs around, try these Maryland blue crabs.
Located on the eastern shore of Maryland, in The Crab Capital of the World, Linton's Seafood has over 30 years of expertise in serving one-of-a-kind Maryland blue crabs, lump crab cakes, and other fresh seafood. As one of the first companies to perfect seafood shipping, Linton's is the brand to trust when it comes to finding the best seafood to serve at your establishment. From mouthwatering Maryland blue crab to tender lobster, Linton's fresh seafood and other goods bring quality and deliciousness right to your door.
Because this item is not stocked in our warehouse, processing, transit times and stock availability will vary. If you need your items by a certain date, please contact us prior to placing your order. Expedited shipping availability may vary. We cannot guarantee that this item can be cancelled off of the order or returned once it is placed.
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