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Crab Meat Delivery or Pickup

The Instacart guide to crab meat products


About crab meat

Crab meat is rich in vitamins and minerals, plus it's low in saturated fat. This lean meat helps provide the body with the nutrients it needs to protect against heart disease. You can get as much as 30 grams of protein from just a 4.5-ounce serving of King crab. If you're looking for a natural source of Omega-3 polyunsaturated acids, add this popular shellfish to your diet. It also has many other nutrients, including:
  • Selenium.
  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2).
  • Copper.
  • Phosphorous.
When shopping the Instacart app for crab meat, make sure to note the grade, as each one provides a unique product. The three primary rates include:
  • Lump.
  • Special.
  • Claw.
Try adding crab meat to any meal, such as these scrumptious dishes:
  • Crab and Leek Tart: Start your busy day off right with the quintessential taste of Britain. This tempting breakfast tart delivers a burst of flavor thanks to ingredients like brown and white crab meat, aged cheddar, and freshly milled black pepper.
  • Crab and Pea Risotto with Basil: Crab and pasta are the ideal way to get primed for a busy work or fun-filled afternoon. This light and fresh meal is sure to satisfy your taste buds with a combination of red chili, soft Mascarpone cheese, and zesty lemon.
  • Low Country Boil: Ask anyone from Georgia the best way to cook crab meat, and you're likely to hear "low country boil." This classic Southern dish features crab, sausage, shrimp, red potatoes, and corn on the cob. Chefs recommend you cook up this one-pot delight over an outdoor cooker.
  • Kid-Friendly Suppers: Some kids shy away from seafood. Unless it's breaded and fried, that is. The mild, buttery taste of crab is an excellent choice for introducing them to this food group. Crap puffs are pint-size, seafood salad sandwiches filled with yummy ingredients that children love, such as mayonnaise, celery, and pickles.
  • Posh Crab Pasty: As an appetizer or a party favor, pasties are serious crowd-pleasers. You can fill these crispy little finger foods with crab meat, butter, eggs, and aromatic spices like tarragon and parsley. Your serving platter will empty fast when you bring crab to any occasion.
The edible parts of a crab are called the "meat." Thanks to its delicate texture and sweet taste, chefs worldwide use it to create a variety of culinary masterpieces. Every species is naturally low in fat and provides loads of protein. Like most marine animals, crustaceans are also rich in minerals. Let's get to know all about heart-healthy crab meat.

Crab Meat Near Me

Buy your favorite crab meat online with Instacart. Order crab meat from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Crab Meat

Crab is a versatile main dish that pairs equally well with vegetables and starches, such as:
  • Steamed Artichokes with Garlic and Butter.
  • Cottage-Cut French Fries.
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts.
  • Twice-Baked Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
  • Almond Caesar Salad.

Most protein sources must reach a specific internal temperature for you to consider them safe to eat. Experts recommend cooking crab meat until it reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit. When fully cooked, the flesh becomes pearly white and opaque.

Crab meat stays fresh for a day or two in the refrigerator and up to 4 months in the freezer. Make sure your refrigerator is set to a chilly 38 degrees Fahrenheit when you place your order for crab meat. Be prepared, because your shopper can get your order there today. Without the proper storage temperature, your purchase won't last its intended shelf life.

If those recipes got your mouth watering, head over to your Instacart app and add a couple of packages of crab meat to your cart! Have a shopper pick up all the ingredients you need to make a feast anytime.
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