How To Make Juicy Crab Sauce

The juicy sauce and fried crab will be like getting the whole world together for crab lovers. Many people love this instead of crispy crabs that have no flavor. If you are planning a beach outing or getting some crabs at home, then you should know how to make juicy crab sauce at home.

Though this is very easy, but needs so many ingredients in the right ratio to bring restaurants like taste, flavor, and thickness. This guide aims to give you the right tips and methods for making your crab sauce juicy and tasty. So, without any delay, let’s start the recipe.

How To Make Juicy Crab Sauce

How To Make Juicy Crab Sauce

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: IndonesianDifficulty: Easy


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The long list of ingredients is mainly spices and seasonings. So, you need to follow the proper method and portion of them to make the Juicy crab sauce perfect.

All the instructions will be heading towards a perfect ending. So read and follow them carefully.

Items Needed To Make Juicy Crab Sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon Chill powder

  • Lemon pepper 

  • 1 Tablespoon Red pepper flakes

  • 1 Tablespoon Oregano

  • ⅓ Tablespoon Creole Cajun season

  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder

  • 4 sticks of unsalted butter

  • 1 Tablespoon Mince garlic

  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic powder 

  • One chopped onion

  • ½ Tablespoon Accent

  • ⅓ Tablespoon Old bay

  • 1 squeeze lemon 

  • 1 Tablespoon of all seasons

  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika

  • 1 Tablespoon Cayenne pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon Pepper

  • ½ Litter chicken broth

  • 1 cup Tabasco

method of making Make Juicy Crab Sauce Recipe

  • Blend Onion and Garlic
    First, you have to blend one big onion and one same-sized garlic at a slow speed. This will bring smoothness to your blend. Don’t overdo this to keep proper smoothness.Blend Onion, Butter and Gerlic
  • Melt Butter In A Sauce Pan
    Now, take four sticks of unsalted butter and put them in the pan. Melt them in lower heat. Don’t burn them overheat the oven. The first and second step can exchange their place.Melt Butter In A Sauce Pan
  • Mix The Spices And Seasonings
    You have already seen the long list of spices and seasoning items. Now take a medium size bowl and mix all of them.Mix The Spices And Seasonings
  •  Cook Everything on Medium Heat
    Now you need to put blended garlic-onion mix, and spice mix in the pan into butter. After that, continue cooking and mixing using a spoon. Cook till you find it forms a dark red color. Cook Everything in Medium Heat
  • Add Tabasco And Chicken Broth
    After cooking for almost 20 minutes, you need to add 1 cup tabasco and almost one litter chicken broth. It increases the flavor and taste to your crab. Also, this makes the sauce juicy. Again cook for a few minutes on low heat. After you reach the condition given in the image, you must take the pan off
    Add Tabasco And Chicken Broth

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Tips To Make Crab Sauce Best

You have been already provided with some masterclass tips in the making process. Yet, the following tips will help you further in making the sauce tastier. 

  • Spices are the main ingredients that bring taste and flavor to the dish. But too much of it will create coughs while eating.
  • In the case of using Old Bay, take special caution. Too much of it will make the sauce salty and spicy. 
  • Remember to keep an eye on the butter while melting it. If you overheat, then it will create a bad smell and taste in your sauce.

Serving Ideas for Juicy Crab Special Sauce 

A seafood boil usually includes seafood like clams, shrimp, crab, and lobster. You may use Southern seafood pots that frequently contain corn as an ingredient. The mildly sweet seafood is a perfect match for the sweetness of the corn. 

When paired with a juicy seafood boil, like a shrimp boil, and boiled potatoes, they make the ideal starchy side dish. They help in soaking up the delicious seafood flavors as well as the buttery Juicy Crab Special Sauce. 

Cajun sausage, also known as Seafood gumbo sausage, is typically served right next to boiling seafood. Its smokiness gives an otherwise simple meal complexity and depth.

Who Can Eat Juicy Crab Sauce?

All the sauces are side dishes. So, only sauce can not be a matter of concern of who can eat this. The same thing is true with the juicy crab sauce. You should think about the crab and its health concern. However, crab is a healthy seafood.

But eat it in moderation according to the recommendations of your health care provider. If the cooking process is not good for your health, then avoid crab and the sauce we made. Though this sauce is made with healthy elements, the butter and spices may not be good for heart deceases.

Frequently Asked Questions

Though the main points are discussed in the recipe section, some questions may come to your mind regarding the perfection of the juicy crab recipe. Here these questions are answered.

Is juicy crab Keto friendly?

A low-carb diet may benefit from the rich protein and fiber that juicy crab may offer. Crabs are a fantastic option for persons following the keto because of their high protein content.

What sauces go well with crab?

The sauce selection is completely dependent on personal taste. Some people like Tartar sauce, and some say Meyer Lemon Aioli makes crab perfect. But the juicy sauce that we made here is really goes the best with crab and other seafood.

How Long Can Crab Sauce Last?

Crab sauce is completely different from other sauces. This cause is made to serve with fried crab. So, no one want’s to preserve this. But being spicy, this will not last more than 24 hours at normal temperature.

Nutritional Value Of Crab Sauce:

Fat4.2 g
Cholesterol3.7 mg
Sodium67 mg
Potassium32 mg
Total Carbohydrate1.15 g
Protein0.75 g


Crab sauce is a perfect side dish for your seafood meal. Having this in your dining table with fried crab is a really good thing for taste. After reading this, we hope you can make juicy crab sauce at home now. 

If you make it with healthy ingredients, there is no harm in eating this sauce. However, if the spices used are not good for your health or if the cooking process is not good, then avoid crab and this sauce. That was all for today. Thanks for reading from us. 

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