Instant Pot Blue Crabs
The quickest and easiest way to enjoy blue crabs!
- 1 can any type of beer
- 1 onion quartered
- ½ cup vinegar
- 1 lemon quartered
- ⅓ cup Old Bay Seasoning
- 8 live blue crabs
Garlic Butter for dipping
- 1 stick butter melted
- 6 cloves garlic
Place trivet in Instant Pot and pour beer and vinegar into pot.
Cut onion and lemon into quarters and place in pot
Place crabs into pot one at a time, covering each crab with a generous amount of Old Bay Seasoning
Place cover on Instant Pot and set Manual for 5 minutes
Once the cycle is complete, use quick release method to vent steam.
After steam has stopped, open cover and remove crabs.
Preparation for garlic butter