Southern ocean equivalent to the Alaskan king crab. One of the world’s premier seafoods. Southern Red King Crab, Antarctic Red King Crab - Lithodes santolla / antarcticus
Defrost overnight in refrigerator. Store chilled in ice or refrigerator (0-50C) until ready to serve. Consume within 2-3 days. Do not re-freeze.
This crab is a fun meal served chilled in the shell with a dipping sauce and small forks. Alternatively can use melted butter or lemon juice and cracked pepper. After complete thawing, dismember the crab - remove legs, remove top of crab, separate the cleaned body into sections with cleaver. Crack the shell on the legs before serving.