Angry Crab Trifecta Sauce Recipe

Are you looking for how to make an angry crab trifecta sauce recipe? You are in the right place in today’s post, I will share cooking steps for the angry crab trifecta sauce recipe. 

However, Angry Crab Shake is a popular seafood restaurant that offers different seafood recipes. They have huge seafood items to satisfy people’s seafood cravings. They are also popular because of their mouth-watering trifecta sauce. 

What is the trifecta at angry crab? Usually, they use Cajun spices, garlic butter, and lemon pepper for making trifecta sauce. Though to serve with trifecta sauce, Angry Crab uses different types of seafood. To make this recipe very simple in today’s angry crab trifecta recipe, I only use snow crab legs, jumbo king shrimp, red potato, and corn as the main ingredients. 

Angry Crab Trifecta Sauce Recipe

Angry Crab Trifecta Sauce Recipe

Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral
4.1 from 25 votes
Cuisine: UnrecognizedDifficulty: Easy


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The angry crab trifecta sauce recipe is very easy to follow. You don’t need any kitchen experience preparing this angry crab sauce recipe. 

Ingredients for boiling seafood

  • A big pot with 7 to 8 cups of water

  • 1 kg snow crab legs (cut them as little as you can)

  • 1 kg raw jumbo king shrimp

  • 4 corn on the cob cut into halves

  • 4 to 5 small red potatoes

  • 2 tbsp green seasoning (1 for a pot of water and one for sauce)

  • 1 to 2 tbsp old bay seasoning (for pot and sauce)

  • 1 to 2 tbsp smoked paprika

  • Pink Salt

  • ½ tsp chili powder to taste

  • Chili flakes (optional) 

  • 1 tsp complete seasoning

  • 1 tsp seafood seasoning

  • 4 Maggie cubes (you can also use chicken broth)

  • 4 cloves of garlic minced

  • Angry crab trifecta sauce ingredients
  • 3 sticks garlic butter/ regular butter (for sauce)

  • ½ tsp chili powder

  • 1 to 2 tbsp smoked paprika

  • 1 to 2 tbsp old bay seasoning

  • 1 to 2 tbsp smoky Cajun seasoning

  • 1 tsp seafood seasoning

  • Some chili flakes

  • 1 small onion

  • Lemon pepper (optional)

  • Ingredients for Garnish
  • Lemon 

  • Parsley

  • Tools
  • Multipurpose roasting bag

  • A big cooking pot for boiling seafood

  • A medium pot for cooking sauce

  • 1 Serving bowl

  • 1 wooden cooking spoon

how to make Angry Crab Trifecta Sauce

  • Place the pot on the stove: Turn on the stove and place a large cooking pot. Pour 6 to 8 cups of water inside the pot for boiling seafood.Place the pot on the stove
  •  Boil the corn and potato: After warming the water, add a little bit of pink salt, 1 tsp complete seasoning, 1 tsp seafood seasoning, 4 Maggie cubes, 1 to 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning, 1 to 2 tbsp old bay seasoning, and 2 tbsp green seasoning. After 2 to 3 minutes, add red potato and corn to the water. Put the lid on the pot and allow them to boil for 15 minutes. 
    Boil the corn and potato
  •  Add shrimp: After 15 minutes, check the potato and corn with a fork spoon. Then add shrimp inside the boiling water and allow to cook them for 4 to 5 minutes. 
    Add shrimp
  • Add snow crab legs: After 5 minutes of cooking, add snow crab legs inside the boiling water and cook them for 2 to 3 minutes. 
    Add snow crab legs
  • Prepare the sauce: Place a medium pot on the stove and add butter/garlic butter. Then allow the butter to melt perfectly. Gradually add ½ tsp chili powder, 1 to 2 tbsp smoked paprika, 1 to 2 tbsp old bay seasoning, 1 to 2 tbsp smoky Cajun seasoning, 1 tsp seafood seasoning, lemon pepper, and some chili flakes if you like an extra hit. Stir them up so that all the ingredients can mix well.
    Prepare the sauce
  • Add onion slice to the sauce: After 1 minute of cooking, you need to add onion slices inside the butter sauce. Stir that up and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. 
    Add onion slice to the sauce
  •  Layer the seafood and vegetable inside a bag: Take a multipurpose roasting bag and layer boil crabs, shrimp, potato, and corn inside the bag. 
    Layer the seafood and vegetable inside a bag
  •  Pour the sauce inside the bag: After placing crab, potato, corn, and shrimp, you should pour a generous amount of sauce into the bag. Make sure the sauce reaches everywhere inside the bag. And then lock the bag with a clip. 
    Pour the sauce inside the bag
  • Shake up the Bag: Now shake up the bag so that sauce can mix completely with the seafood. Shake up the Bag
  •  Serve the Seafood: Take a serving bowl and pour the seafood mix from the bag. Enjoy the recipe with some lemon juice or lemon. You can use some parsley to garnish.  
    Serve the Seafood

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  • Store the leftover cooked seafood safely in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days. Ensure to store them in a shallow covered container because this type of container will allow the seafood to cool to the proper temperature quickly. 
  • Remember, refrigeration may store your food but cannot prevent bacterial growth. So, it is very important to use food within the recommended time. Otherwise, your food becomes dangerous or may spoil.  


Hopefully, you have already learned the angry crab trifecta sauce recipe. Seafood is very healthy and contains vital nutrients for our health. Seafood is rich in omega-3s, Vitamin B, vitamin D, iron, and protein. All of these are essentials for brain development and strong bones. They are also best for keeping a healthy immune system and healthy heart.

2 thoughts on “Angry Crab Trifecta Sauce Recipe”

  1. Hi. I am excited to try this. What is “green seasoning” and is there a type of “seafood” seasoning you prefer. And last. Step 3 days add 1 tsp “complete” seasoning. Is that just the seasonings listed under seafood?
    Thanks again


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