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Alaskan King Crab Meat - 12 oz

  • Responsibly Sourced in Alaska and Norway
  • Lump Leg Meat Only
  • Hand-Picked
  • Great for Recipes
  • Fully Cooked and Flash Frozen
  • Ships Frozen
    Special Price $99.99 Regular Price $109.99
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    Product Description

    Order 12 oz. Alaskan King Crab Meat Online

    When you’re in no mood to cook dinner or you want to treat yourself to a delicious seafood meal, be sure to add sweet Alaskan king crab meat to your cart. Our Alaskan red king crab is responsibly sourced, then cooked and de-shelled by professionals before it’s flash-frozen to seal in freshness. It’s like buying it right from the dock yourself. All you have to do is place your order today to give your dinner routine a sweet boost that will have the whole family asking for more. Use Alaskan red king crab meat to make crab rolls at home, or substitute crab into any of our chef-prepared recipes, like lobster grilled cheese or a lobster BLTA.

    Responsibly Harvested Alaskan King Crab Meat

    At Maine Lobster Now, we know the long-term sustainability of seafood products is an issue deeply connected to Maine and other coastal communities all across the world. In order to offer you Alaskan king crab meat today and in the future, we work only with fisheries that follow all local, federal, and international rules and regulations to responsibly harvest king crab to ensure continued access to these crustaceans for future generations.

    Unmatched Quality and Freshness

    Maine Lobster Now sources crabmeat to be the freshest, tastiest it can be for our customers. Prized by local fishermen, our Alaskan king crabs are caught in the frigid waters off Alaska and Norway. When it lands at the docks, it is immediately cooked, sometimes brined, and flash-frozen before it’s shipped directly to us. It’s impossible to experience fresher Alaskan king crab unless you take a boat out on the water and catch it yourself (which we don’t recommend).

    Where Your Crab Comes From

    As part of our commitment to sustainable seafood, Maine Lobster Now responsibly sources red king crabs from two distinct regions of the world. Traditionally, Alaskan red king crab has been sourced from, you guessed it, the Alaskan coast in the Bering Sea.

    We also source Alaskan red king crab from a growing, invasive population that migrated north of Norway. This helps Norway combat the threat and maintain a more viable ecosystem in their waterways while ensuring the beloved seafood is caught using traditional, sustainable methods.

    Unlike many of our competitors, we do not source our crabs from Russia, due to lax oversight and accountability of sustainable fishing practices in the region.

    Serving Size

    The Serving Size of 12 oz. Alaskan King Crab Meat

    Your 12 oz. of Alaskan King Crab Meat is the perfect amount for a meal at home. The recommended serving size for Alaskan king crab meat is 5 oz., which gives you plenty of meat for two. Crabmeat is a highly versatile protein choice for nearly any meal. You can use it to make traditional crab rolls, add to pasta dishes, or substitute it into any number of family-favorite recipes.

    Nutritional Benefits

    Nutritional Benefits of Alaskan King Crab Meat

    Crabmeat is a high-protein meat source that comes packed with vitamins and minerals. Like other shellfish and seafood we sell, crab could be added to the growing list of “superfoods” health experts recommend. Crabmeat offers a whopping 16 grams of protein per 3 oz. serving.

    Crabmeat also contains vitamins B12 and C, and the antioxidants zinc and selenium. Zinc helps support bone mass and immune function, while selenium aids in preventing cellular damage. And there’s more. Crabmeat is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower inflammation and can reduce the risk of heart disease.

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    Shipping

    Schedule Deliveries and Earn FREE Shipping

    Maine Lobster Now offers the best price on shipping crabmeat, lobster, and more seafood products. When you spend $100 or more, your order ships FREE.

    You can also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time. At checkout, choose the day you want your food delivered to ensure you have the freshest possible seafood at your door on the day you need it.

    In order to bring you a truly memorable seafood experience and keep our products as fresh as possible, all frozen items are shipped with gel packs or dry ice. Dry ice is not hazardous to food and will not contaminate it. In fact, these cooling methods, alongside our own nitrogen freezing process, help keep your seafood at ideal temperatures during shipping and ensure they taste just like they are fresh from the dock.

    Storage & Thawing

    Simple Instructions for Storing and Thawing Alaskan King Crab

    We’ll help you maintain Alaskan king crab at the highest quality possible.

    • Keep frozen at or below 0℉.
    • Thaw under refrigeration at or below 38℉ for 24 hours prior to eating.
    • For quick thawing, place in cool water for 20 to 30 minutes until contents are flexible.
    • Once thawed, immediately use or refrigerate.
    • Do not allow food to warm above 38℉ prior to cooking.
    Cooking Crab

    Preparing Alaskan King Crab Is Easy

    We’re here to help perfectly cook your Alaskan king crab, even if this is your first time ordering.

    Alaskan king crab meat is already fully cooked by professional fishermen as soon as it’s landed at the dock. Once thawed, you can eat the crab meat cold straight out of the package.

    You can also steam, grill, or bake Alaskan king crab to eat it warm or use the meat in classic seafood recipes instead of using lobster or fish.

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