How Do You Reheat Cooked Dungeness Crab?

Cooked Dungeness crab can be reheated in boiling water. The reheating process should be kept brief so that they crab meat doesn’t become tough or tasteless.

  1. Boil water

    Fill a large pan with enough water to completely submerge the crab. Put the pan on the stove top and heat it until the water is boiling.

  2. Reheat the crab

    Gently place the crab in the boiling water. Allow no more than two or three minutes for it to reheat.

  3. Remove the crab from the heat

    Using a pair of kitchen tongs, remove the crab from the water. Place it on a paper towel and allow it to drain and cool.