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Caribbean Crab Stew

Ingredients

1 and 1/2 lb of lump blue crab meat (you may substitute king, or snow crab)
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 medium onion, minced
4 roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
1 fresh hot red pepper, seeded and chopped
4 tbs achiote oil (mix 4 tbs olive oil with 1 tbs annatto powder)
4 tbs lime juice
4 tbs vinegar
24 pitted green olives
1 lb of fresh peas or 10oz frozen peas, thawed
kosher salt and black pepper to taste

This recipe is typically made with land crabs in the Caribbean, we have substitute blue crab as they are easier to obtain.

Directions:

  • Place all ingredients except for the crab and peas and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the peas and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the crab just before serving.
  • Serve with rice.

Servings

6

Prep

15 min

Cook

30 min

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Skill Level

Easy