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Crab recipes

36 Recipes

Pick sweet brown and white meat from this grand shellfish and make our best ever crab recipes, from indulgent pasta dishes to classic crab cakes


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  • A single portion of pork and crab ‘ants climbing trees’

    Pork & crab 'ants climbing trees'

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this delicious Sichuan snack made with pork and crab – its name comes from the minced pork that resembles ants climbing trees.

  • Prawn linguine with chilli, breadcrumbs and parsley in a wide pan

    Crab linguine with chilli & parsley

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.53 ratings

    Keep it simple with this restaurant-style dish that takes a few good-quality ingredients and lets them shine

  • A serving of crab & saffron risotto in a bowl

    Crab & saffron risotto

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy this crab and saffron risotto for a comforting family supper. A good risotto starts with the rice - try to use a quality carnaroli or arborio rice

  • One crab, leek & cheddar tart with a slice cut out

    Crab, leek & cheddar tart

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy this sumptuous crab, leek and cheddar tart at a family feast. You can prep early by making the pastry and cooking the leeks the day before

  • Crab & tangled asparagus salad on toast served on a plate

    Crab & tangled asparagus salad on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Shave asparagus into ribbons to top Tom Kerridge's crab on toast – it isn’t something you see often and gives the dish a chef's touch. It makes a lovely starter

  • Crab & avocado tostadas

    Crab & avocado tostadas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use a corn tortilla as a base then top with storecupboard crabmeat, guacamole-style Mexican dip and salad

  • A serving plate with crab ravioli and a fork alongside

    Crab ravioli

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Making your own pasta for ravioli takes more effort but it's worth it. Fill with a delicious crabmeat and ricotta filling and serve with a lemon butter sauce

  • Creamy linguine with prawns

    Creamy linguine with prawns

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.76 ratings

    This delicious recipe is ready in a flash yet special enough to serve friends too. Add fresh crab and sliced red chilli for a treat

  • Crab & beetroot pâté served with crudités

    Crab & beetroot pâté

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Pair beetroot with crab to make this healthy and vibrant pâté. Serve with crudités and crisp breads for dunking

  • Crab & sweetcorn chowder

    Crab & sweetcorn chowder

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.21 ratings

    This low-fat soup is packed with flavour and so simple to cook

  • Spiced potted crab

    Spiced potted crab

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    A great get-ahead starter for the summer which can be made up to two days in advance

  • One crab & cucumber crumpet

    Crab & cucumber crumpets

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Spruce up crumpets with a creamy crab, cucumber and dill topping. It's ready in 15 minutes, making it ideal for a Christmas starter or light lunch

  • Crab & melon salad

    Crab & melon salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This elegant seafood starter is sure to impress - buy freshly picked crab meat or see our step-by-step guide to preparing a whole crab

  • Potted crab served in a dish

    Potted crab

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Rustle up Tom Kerridge's crab starter with a hint of smoked paprika for your next dinner party. You can make it ahead, leaving you time to sit down and enjoy

  • Dressed crab cups

    Dressed crab cups

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    A simple, stylish canapé of shellfish with Dijon mustard and lemon, served in individual lettuce cups

  • Smart crab linguine

    Smart crab linguine

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    Italian pasta ribbons work beautifully with sweet crabmeat, peppery rocket, lemon and garlic- a perfect solo supper

  • Souffléd crab & asparagus tart

    Souffléd crab & asparagus tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    This melt-in-the-mouth tart can be served as a main course, or as a brilliant starter for eight served with a green salad


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