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(1 Bushel) Maryland Blue Crabs {LIVE}- (10) Mallets-(1) Lb Crab Spice (10) Crab Bibs- (10) Crab Knives

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  • LIVE-Blue Crab Trading will not refund any money on dead loss on live orders. Dead loss is expected and can be avoided by ordering your crabs steamed. You can expect to loss between 15% and your entire order to dead loss.  

Heavy, fresh and ready for your recipes, Live Blue Crabs adapt to your cooking preferences.

Don’t get crabby over the choices; embrace them!  Here’s an idea:  Beer & J.O. Spice #2 Steaming.  You’re thinking, what a novel idea and you’re right! Use these three steps to arrive at salty-sweet delicate meat with a hint of malt and barley.  Step #1:  Fill a stockpot with ½ cup of J.O. Spice #2, ½ cup salt and an IPA beer of choice.  Step #2: Place your Jumbo Live Crabs upside down on a grate above the water. By the way, placing your crabs on ice for about 15 minutes will tame them for the experience.  Carefully select live crabs since crabs that have already traveled to Crabopolis in the sky will cause you to have an uncomfortable night!  Step #3:  Steam your crabs until the bluish-olive color turns into a bright orange.  Twenty minutes should suffice for 36 crabs.  By the way, an average seafood lover consumes with pleasure, about 6 crabs.  Eat with assurance since 6 crabs supply about 21.5 grams of protein and 45.2 mg of potassium.  Share your results with us on Facebook and let the live crab season begin!


This Blue Crab Trading Company Exclusive Full Bushel is sold in 3 sizes.


Jumbo Crabs which consist of LargeExtra-Large and Legend Crabs from 6 to 7+ inches.

    - Approximately 5 to 6 dozen per full bushel.


Jimmy Crabs which consist of Medium and Large  Crabs from 5 1/2 to 6 inches.

    - Approximately  to 7 dozen per full bushel.


Bay Crabs which consist of Small and Medium Crabs from to  inches.

    - Approximately 7 to 8 dozen per full bushel.


*Female/Sook Crabs which consist of Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large Crabs from 5-7 inches.

-Approximately 6-8 dozen per full bushel.


Recommended serving quantities are as follows:

*Full bushels will feed 10 people. 

Warning: These meaty delicious crabs come from our secret crabbing grounds and are sure to satisfy any seafaring salt. 

*All full bushel orders come with seasoning container and 2 crab mallets.