With these delicious crab and lobster recipes, you can enjoy your favorite restaurant-quality dishes without the expense of eating out.
Who’s hungry for something delicious and different? (Me! Me! I always am!)
From appetizers to dinner, these delicious crab and lobster recipes offer a variety of restaurant favorites ready to be made at home. These fabulous recipes are a great way to treat yourself and your loved ones to a special meal without breaking the bank.
Lobster? Crab? Made at home? Sure, you might be skeptical. It’s okay. I totally get it.
If you haven’t cooked with crab or lobster before, you should know that it’s a lot easier to make yourself than you might think. In fact, cooking with lobster and crab can be downright easy. The key is being armed with good, clear recipes to make the cooking a cinch.
With all your favorite crab and lobster recipes, including lobster rolls, crab cakes, lobster tails, crab dips and even lobster risotto, you will wish you would have started making fresh crab and lobster at home sooner.
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21 Delicious Crab & Lobster Recipes
Traditional eggs benedict is given a New England spin in this decadent recipe for Lobster Benedict, featuring fresh lobster, a blender hollandaise sauce and poached eggs on an English muffin.
An appetizer so elegant, no one will believe it’s homemade! With just a handful of everyday ingredients, these Crab Puffs are sure to win everyone over.
Creamy, rich Lobster Newberg combines fresh lobster with a delightful sauce. This version is served in individual portions with a buttery crumb topping.
Lobster roll sandwiches are served on a toasted hoagie bun with fresh lobster salad in this delicious recipe.
A tangy lemon vinaigrette brings the flavors together in an unforgettable summery lobster salad with avocado and feta cheese.
Succulent lobster, sweet mango, creamy avocado and tangy pickled vegetables are served over rice in this Lobster Poke Bowl recipe.
Decadent, creamy risotto goes upscale in this Lobster Risotto recipe. The key to making this dish is to be patient and let it cook slowly to perfection.
If you love crab balls you will love these crab puppies! Made with fresh crab meat that is so tasty you will be the talk of the night.
Tender, baked mushrooms are stuffed with a buttery lobster filling in this delicious appetizer recipe.
Hot Crab Artichoke Dip
This baked Hot Crab Artichoke Dip is made with artichoke hearts and Philadelphia cream cheese resulting in a chunky, creamy, cheesy, flavorful dip. You can use fresh jumbo lump crab meat or imitation crab. I also added a secret ingredient that pairs incredibly well with crab!
Filled with the early summer veggies, Leek, Beet and Radish Fried Rice with Buttery Lobster is a quick and easy recipe with sweet, salty and savory flavors.
Lobster and Grits with Saffron
For this delicious dish, Maine lobster meat is tossed in a rich, buttery, sherry saffron sauce and spooned over creamy, Southern-style grits! The dish is finished with fresh basil and best served amongst friends with a glass of white wine!
Easy Crab Toast Recipe
Here is the all-time best appetizer: crab toast. This dish is rich, creamy, and satisfying. It's easy to put together, but looks and tastes fabulously elegant!
Crab Rangoon Dip
Crab Rangoon Dip is one of our favorite appetizers and a party go-to! Hot, creamy, cheesy and loaded with crab this dip is perfect served with fried wonton chips, tortilla chips or crackers for dipping!
Crab Cakes are an easy treat to make at home, for much less money than what it costs at a restaurant. This recipe has plenty of lump crab meat and lots of flavor!
Grilled Lobster Tail
Everything you need to know to learn how to grill lobster tails perfectly, including tips & step-by-step photos! This grilled lobster tail recipe is soft and tender, with the best lemon garlic butter.
Cream of Crab Soup
This oh-so-yummy cream of crab soup recipe is so simple you will never have to order it out ever again!
Tangy Cajun Crab Dip
Tangy cajun crab dip using surimi (or imitation crab meat) is a surprise hit at parties and events. People love the naturally sweet and delicious taste.
Maine Lobster Stew
A Maine lobster stew is really more of a brothy, creamy soup than a thick stew. But there are two secrets that can take it from a really good-tasting soup to an otherworldly one.
Thai Inspired Spicy Coconut Grilled Lobster
This Thai Inspired Spicy Coconut Grilled Lobster has a simple yet flavorful glaze.
Crab and Corn Chowder
This rich and creamy soup is packed with fresh corn and sweet crab meat. You won’t be able to stop slurping!
The only question is which of these delightful recipes will you try first?
Psst! Don’t miss my collection of chowder recipes too!