When ready to serve, kill the crab by inserting a knife into the head of the crab. This is the most humane way to kill a crab I know of if carried out properly. Once killed, separate the crab legs from the body. Place the crab legs and body into a steamer. Steam the legs and claws for 5 minutes, then remove. Steam the body for 15 minutes. (Cooking times may vary
When ready to serve, lightly dress with the oil, a few drops of lemon juice, vinegar and salt.
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