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The San Diego Rock Crab

Season: The season is open year-round
Harvest Method: Trap/pot
Depth: They are caught in baited traps in deep cold water
Location caught: La Jolla Canyon, San Diego, Ca
Your Fisherman: Andy Saraspe.
Your Skipper: Charles Saraspe
Average pieces per pound: 2


Cooking Methods & Tips: 

Boil: 12-15 minutes

Steam: 12-15 minutes

Saraspe Family Tips: Our favorite way to eat rock crab is steamed with Tabasco Butter Sauce! Check out the recipe on our blog! You won’t be disappointed! Or they make some pretty amazing crab cakes!

Tabasco Butter Sauce Recipe

Nutrition (3 oz): Protein: 19g, Fat: 1-2g, Carbohydrates: 1g

Crab is a good source of Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Vitamin B12, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium. Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio is unavailable. 


(Source: Nutrient data for this listing was provided by USDA SR-21.)


*Consumer Advisory Notice:  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. There is a risk associated with consuming raw or undercooked foods such as meat, poultry, or seafood products. If you have chronic illness of the liver, stomach, blood, or have immune disorders, you are at greater risk of illness from raw oysters and should eat oysters fully cooked. If unsure, consult your physician. 

Our mission is to bring awareness of responsible harvests and the importance of wild-caught seafood from your California fishermen and their families. Our livelihoods depend on sustainable food systems. Saraspe Seafoods is one of the few places you can get live spot prawn directly from the boat and the family that fished them. 
Saraspe Seafoods a third generation fishing family. 

Commercially fishing in San Diego since 1952.