Crab

Crab 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

48 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
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8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Little fish favourites, perfect for dipping at parties or as a smart starter

45 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Follow our step-by-step guide to plating up this elegant bistro-style dish of homemade paté and fragrant leaf salad

30 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 

13 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
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72 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Adding a crabmeat filling to these pasties makes these special enough to serve to friends

55 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

12 mins
Easy
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20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Punchy fresh flavours in a good-for-you-dish are often what you need for a midweek boost. This pasta dish has it all

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

26 mins
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

12 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A simple, stylish canapé that takes just minutes to prepare

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This whole baked fish looks impressive on a platter for sharing, served simply with potatoes and greens

40 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

13 mins
Easy
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This quick canapé can be prepared in minutes by simply assembling the fish and guacamole on crostini bread

12 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

An easy help-yourself starter with the zest and spice of ginger and chilli

50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
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