A Post-Thanksgiving Crab Crack

Cookbook authors Matt Lee and Ted Lee invite you to try their favorite holiday tradition: a Lowcountry crab party with friends.

It’s not unusual for Ted and Matt to order upwards of 200 live blue crabs for their crab crack parties.
Photographer Tara Sgroi

Cracked Crabs

Bring all the creekside spirit of a crab crack indoors, if you have a long table covered with plenty of newspapers and friends keen on eating well! It’s not unusual for Ted and Matt to order upwards of 200 live blue crabs for their crab crack parties. Because you have to cook the crabs in batches, we’ve scaled the recipe down to 12, so you can prepare them easily on a cooktop.

Recipe:  Cracked Crabs

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