Snow crab is one delicious item on seafood restaurant menus. When you see a snow crab deliciously presented on the table, you would not imagine the difficulty that fishermen have in bringing them in. They have to take risks especially since these crabs have sharp claws that can tear up your flesh. Fishermen work hard to bind up the crab claw and deliver them to the restaurant so that you can have a delicious dinner.
Eating snow crab legs is indeed a challenging thing to do. If you bring a date to a restaurant and you order snow crab legs, you are putting yourself in a tough situation especially if you have not eaten snow crab legs before. If you plan to bring your date to a seafood restaurant to make a good impression, then make sure that if you will order snow crab legs, you know how to eat it properly.
Thankfully, eating snow crab legs is not difficult. You can do it easily if you use the right tool. You just need a nutcracker or any tool that can crack the snow crab leg’s shell. Just this tool will make eating snow crab legs easy.
These shell crackers are actually provided by restaurants. If you are very fond of eating snow crab legs, not only in restaurants but even at home, then you should invest on this tool so that you can eat crab legs anytime. You can buy these crackers in home stores. You can find this is the kitchen section of a store.
An important tip to remember is not to eat the snow crab when it is still very hot but let it cool down a bit first. This will allow you to handle it easily. You should use your hands and the cracker to open the crab legs and collect the meat. You can snap the open by first cracking the part near the claw. Thin legs do not need a cracker. They can be broken open with your bare hands. The delightful meat will be exposed once you crack open the shell of the crab legs, and then with your fork you simply need to scoop it out and eat it with pleasure.
You make a dip to eat with steamed snow crabs. Some restaurants offer sauce with their steamed snow crab. Ideally, one eats crab meat with rice or salad, but there are some who would prefer to it is plain. It is your preference, eat it according to your wishes. So now that you know how to eat snow crab legs, you can eat it as much as you want, or as budget permits.