Refrigerate Live Crabs

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How do I refrigerate live crabs and store them?

Refrigerate Live Crabs

Refrigerate live crabs, covered by a damp towel, until just before cooking. They should be cooked the first day your bought the crabs. Leftover cooked crabmeat may be refrigerated, tightly covered, for up to two days. Canned crabmeat may be stored, once opened, in the refrigerator for up to two days.



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