Red Lobster's Steamed Blue Crab

Red Lobster's Steamed Blue Crab

1 dozen large male blue crabs (cleaner and more meaty than the female)
1 can your favorite beer
1/4 cup sliced onion
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 bay leaves
1/2 cup white vinegar
8 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
Cocktail Sauce

Cooking Directions
Use a large stock pot with a steamer tray (if no steamer tray you can
elevate a large plate or platter on top of several cups or juice
Just be sure the plate, which will hold the crabs, is above the
Place beer, onion, garlic, bay leaves, vinegar and 2 tablespoons Old
Bay Seasoning in the stock pot. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
Place crabs, belly-side down, in the steamer tray (or on the plate).
Sprinkle with remaining Old Bay Seasoning. Cover and steam on high heat 15
minutes. Remove from pot and serve with extra Old Bay Seasoning and
Cocktail Sauce.

Red Lobster's Tartar Sauce

Red Lobster's Tartar Sauce Ingredients
1/2 cup Kraft's mayonnaise
1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
2 tablespoons
Miracle Whip salad dressing
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dry minced parsley
1/4 teaspoon onion powder

Cooking Directions
Mix all and store in the fridge.

This recipe yields about 1 cup.