If you go to a seafood restaurant, one of the most delectable items in the menu is snow crab. Seeing a delicious plate of snow crab legs will not leave you for a moment asking how fishermen were able to catch such types of sea creatures. They have to take risks especially since these crabs have sharp claws that can tear up your flesh. Binging up the snow crabs claws and delivering them to restaurants for your great meal is a hard task for fishermen.
Another curious and challenging thing about eating snow crabs is eating their legs. 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 are on a date in a seafood restaurant, make sure that you know how to eat snow crab legs properly if you are going to order it, so that you can make a good first impression with your guest.
You will not really have a hard time learning how to eat snow crab legs. 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.
Restaurants do provide these shell crackers. 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. Go to the kitchen section where they sell kitchen tools and you will be able to find one.
One important tip when eating snow crab legs is to let it cool down 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. Crack the part near the claw with the cracker and then snap it open. Thin legs do not need a cracker. They can be broken open with your bare hands. When the snow crab legs are cracked open, the delightful meats will get exposed and you can simply take them out with your fork and eat them to your heart’s delight.
You can also steam snow crabs and eaten with a dip You can make a sauce for it, which some restaurants do. Ideally, one eats crab meat with rice or salad, but there are some who would prefer to it is plain. There are no rights or wrongs in eating snow crab, just eat it with delight. It is a delight to eat snow crab legs especially if you are already an expert in cracking it up.