King Crab

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Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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  • 1 live king crab, about 4 kg (9 lb)
  • 8 litres (


King Crab

Place the crab in the freezer for 1 hour. This will send it to sleep.

Bring the court bouillon to a rolling boil in a large saucepan. Add the crab and cook for 14 minutes, then plunge into iced water to refresh. Leave to cool.

Remove the legs from the crab and set aside. Pick the crab meat from the body, place on paper towel in a container and refrigerate unt