Maryland Steamed Blue Crabs
- 1 cup Old Bay seasoning
- 3 cups white vinegar
- 1/4 cup black pepper
- 3 cups beer
- 3 dozen live Maryland blue crabs
This is the Maryland way.
- Add the beer and vinegar to a large stock pot with a rack and tight fitting lid
- Add the crabs in layers and season each layer with black pepper and Old Bay seasoning.
- Bring the beer and vinegar to a boil and steam the crabs for 20-30 minutes.
- Serve hot.