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Dungeness Crab Fried Rice Recipe

Dungeness Crab Fried Rice Recipe

Image Credit: The Woks of Life This is a delightful twist on the traditional shrimp fried rice, or any other seafood-based fried rice you may be used to. Making fried rice from scratch is always the more delicious and nutritious option, and adding in succulent live Dungeness crab makes this recipe all the more mouth-watering  What the chef has to say about the yummy dish:  Crab fried rice is a classic and much beloved Thai dish, characterized by its delicate flavors. The crab is really the star of the show here, so a light touch is used when it comes...

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When is Dungeness Crab Season?

When is Dungeness Crab Season?

Crab season is not every season. Even though crabs are out and about, that doesn’t mean they are ready to be caught, or that it is alright in sustainability-terms to catch them at that moment. This is true for the Dungeness crab; there is a particular time of year fishermen and women are allowed to catch them and there are other factors that are monitored such as the number available to catch.  How do you know when it is catching season for a particular seafood? Each state has its own regulations; recreational versus commercial fishing are going to have different...

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What is Dungeness Crab?

What is Dungeness Crab?

If you’re reading this, then it is highly likely that you are interested in purchasing and cooking live dungeness crab—otherwise, you must simply love learning about interesting living species. Either way, after reading this article, you will have a better idea of what a live Dungeness crab is, just like the sustainably harvested options from Fathom Seafood. You can also continue reading the consecutive articles that go more in depth about the sustainability of the Dungeness and the handling and cooking of them. We’ll even provide you with various crab recipes to spice up your cooking repertoire.  Let’s get started...

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How to Cook Live Dungeness Crab: Step by Step

How to Cook Live Dungeness Crab: Step by Step

Image Credit: Molly Watson via The Spruce  Whether you are a crab-cooking connoisseur, are switching from frozen crab to live, or are experimenting with cooking live Dungeness crab for the very first time—this article is for you. You will learn everything from the beginning stages of shipping and handling your crab to professionally plating it. Cooking live seafood can be nerve-wracking for some, but we’ll give you tips and tricks from experts to make your experience easier. Before you do any sort of cooking, it is best to prep; and when you’re working with live crab, you want to make...

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