Snow crab is one delicious item on seafood restaurant menus. When you see a snow crab deliciously presented on the table, you would not imagine the difficulty that fishermen have in bringing them in. It is actually risky for fishermen to catch snow crabs or any crab for that matter because of the sharp claws that can have you severely injured. Fishermen work hard to bind up the crab claw and deliver them to the restaurant so that you can have a delicious dinner.
Another curious and challenging thing about eating snow crabs is eating their legs. If you bring a date to a restaurant and you order snow crab legs, you are putting yourself in a tough situation especially if you have not eaten snow crab legs before. If you don’t want to make a mess of that valuable first impression, then make sure that you have learned how to eat snow crab legs properly before bringing your date to this seafood restaurant and order, of all dishes, snow crab legs!
You will not really have a hard time learning how to eat snow crab legs. It just needs using the right tool and you will be able to do it easily. You just need a nutcracker or any tool that can crack the snow crab leg’s shell. Just this tool will make eating snow crab legs easy.
These shell crackers are actually provided by restaurants. If you want to be able to eat snow crab legs anytime, not only in restaurants but also at home, then you need to invest on this kind of tool. Every home store will have a cracker for sale. Go to the kitchen section where they sell kitchen tools and you will be able to find one.
An important tip to remember is not to eat the snow crab when it is still very hot but let it cool down a bit first. You can handle it easily when cooled. You should use your hands and the cracker to open the crab legs and collect the meat. Open the part where the claw is with the cracker, then snap it open. You don’t need to use a cracker for thin legs. They can be broken open with your bare hands. The delightful meat will be exposed once you crack open the shell of the crab legs, and then with your fork you simply need to scoop it out and eat it with pleasure.
You make a dip to eat with steamed snow crabs. Some restaurants offer sauce with their steamed snow crab. You can eat it with rice or salad or just plain crab meat will do. It is your preference, eat it according to your wishes. So now that you know how to eat snow crab legs, you can eat it as much as you want, or as budget permits.