Rock Crab Claws with Dipping Sauces

Dec 18, 2019 | Dips | By Jane Majerus


Impressive without all the work. This could be one of your most talked about items and yet the least time consuming in the kitchen. Sweet and meaty Rock Crab Claws (pre-scored for easy access to the succulent meat inside) served with delicious dipping sauces to tantalize the taste buds. Don't be surprised if it becomes a requested hors d'oeuvre for years to come.


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Garlic Butter Sauce:

  • ½ cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp finely minced fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp cayenne hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp finely minced fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp capers, drained
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Cajun-Style Cocktail Sauce:

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp prepared horseradish
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt & pepper to taste

To make


Garlic Butter Sauce Instructions:
Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until fully melted. Add garlic, parsley, black pepper and salt. Cook until garlic is translucent, about 30 seconds. Remove from heat and pour into a small bowl or butter warmer ramekin for dipping.

Remoulade Instructions:
In a bowl combine mayonnaise, hot sauce, parsley, garlic, green onion, capers & lemon juice. Season with salt & pepper to taste and chill thoroughly before serving.

Cajun-Style Cocktail Sauce Instructions:
In a bowl combine ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce & garlic. Season with salt & pepper to taste and chill thoroughly before serving.