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Easy One Sheet Pan Meal - Dungeness Crab Recipe

Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe

Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe a One Sheet Pan Meal.  Cooking Dungeness crab at home is super easy.  It is our favorite Valentine’s Day Tradition to cook Dungeness crab recipe at home and enjoy it with my family.

Juicy tender crab meat served with the best butter garlic sauce.  Do YOU like Dungeness Crab?

How to clean Dungeness crab at home.

Quick Notes

  • Skip cleaning Dungeness crab, by asking to clean it at the store, free of charge in a seafood department.
  • Use any other spices that you love when cooking seafood like Tony Chachere’s Creole Original Seasoning. 
  • Squeeze lemon juice over the Dungeness crab before eating, the lemon will make the crab flavor pop. Dip crab meat into buttery sauce and enjoy!

How to clean Dungeness crab at home.

How to Clean Dungeness Crab?

It is super easy to clean Dungeness crab at home, in this post you will learn how I like to clean Dungeness crab. Clean your Dungeness crab using these easy instructions.

Melted butter in the skillet

How to Make Garlic Butter Sauce?

Melt 3/4 cup butter with 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Melted butter in the skillet with garlic.

Add finely chopped garlic and saute for 1 minute on medium heat. Pour in 1/2 cup white wine and bring it to a gentle simmer. Simmer for 1 minute and remove from the heat.Easy One Sheet Pan Meal - Dungeness Crab Recipe

In a mixing bowl, combine 1 lb brussels sprouts & 2 tablepsoons of butter garlic mixture, mix until each brussels sprout is coated in buttery mixture, then add them to the sheet pan next to the crabs. Repeat this step with cooked baby potatoes.

One Sheet Pan Meal - Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe

How to Cook Dungeness Crab?

Now, preheat the oven to 350F.  Place sliced lemons on a sheet pan, then put 3 clean Dungeness Crabs on top of the lemons. Then add Brussels sprouts and baby potatoes.
Once everything is added to the sheet pan, pour the garlic butter sauce over the crabs and season everything with Old Bay Seasoning, salt & pepper to taste. Bake for about 20-25 minutes.
Pour buttery liquid from the sheet pan into a small bowl and use it as a dipping sauce. Season with salt and pepper if needed. Serve Oven Roasted Dungeness Crab with chopped cilantro and lemon wedges.

One Sheet Pan Meal - Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe

How to Eat Dungeness Crab?

First break apart each section of the Dungeness crab’s legs, then using shell cracker, crack open the shell.  Using your hands open the shell and pull out the yummy crab meat, then dip it in the buttery sauce and put it in your mouth. Enjoy!
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Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe

Juicy tender Dungeness crab meat served with the best garlic butter sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Coarse
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dungeness Crab, one sheet pan meal, seafood
Servings: 4
Calories: 572kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

  • 3 Dungeness Crabs cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or any oil of your choice
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 10 cloves garlic finely chopped or minced
  • 2 lemons one sliced, one cut into wedges
  • Old Bay Seasoning to taste
  • 1 lb brussels sprouts cleaned
  • 1-2 lb golden baby potatoes with skin on cooked until soft about 10-15 minutes
  • cilantro chopped or any greens of your choice
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook baby potatoes for about 10-15 minutes or until soft. While potatoes are cooking clean 3 Dungeness Crabs.
  • It is super easy to clean Dungeness Crab at home, in this post you will learn how I like to clean Dungeness crab. So for step #2, clean your Dungeness crab using these instructions.
  • Now, preheat the oven to 350F.
    Melt 3/4 cup butter with 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add finely chopped garlic and saute for 1 minute on medium heat. Pour in 1/2 cup white wine and bring it to a gentle simmer. Simmer for 1 minute and remove from the heat.
  • Place sliced lemons on a sheet pan, then put 3 clean Dungeness Crabs on top of the lemons.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine brussels sprouts & 2 tablepsoons of butter garlic mixture, mix until each brussels sprout is coated in buttery mixture, then add them to the sheet pan next to the crabs. Repeat this step with cooked baby potatoes.
  • Once everything is added to the sheet pan, pour the butter garlic sauce over the crabs and season everything with Old Bay Seasoning, salt & pepper to taste. Bake for about 20-25 minutes. Pour buttery liquid from the sheet pan into a small bowl and use it as a dipping sauce. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve Dungeness Crab with chopped cilantro and lemon wedges. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Skip cleaning Dungeness crab, by asking to clean it at the store, free of charge in a seafood department.
  • Use any other spices that you love when cooking seafood like Tony Chachere's Creole Original Seasoning. 
  • Squeeze lemon juice over the Dungeness crab before eating, the lemon will make the crab flavor pop. Dip crab meat into buttery sauce and enjoy!
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 697mg | Potassium: 1010mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2029IU | Vitamin C: 132mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 3mg

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One Sheet Pan Meal - Garlic Butter Dungeness Crab Recipe

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