how to cook dungeness crab

How To Boil A Dungeness Crab

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


  • 1 dungeness crab


  1. Place the crab into a large pot of cold water – use long tongs for live crabs.
  2. Bring the pot of cold water to the boil slowly.
  3. Boil for 7-8 minutes per lb of crab.