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Tanner (Giant Snow) Crab

Tanner (Giant Snow) Crab

Tanner (Giant Snow) Crab


Kodiak Tanner (Bairdi) Crab

Tanner crab or Chionoecetes bairdi is a close relative of opilio or snow crab. Tanner crabs are sought for their rich, sweet flavor and tender texture, which makes them ideal for many versatile recipes.

  • Harvested from the Eastside and Southeast Districts off the coast of Kodiak Island by Captain Charlie Peterson of the F/V Patricia Sue, along with other small boat Kodiak fishermen 
  • Pre-cooked, ready to eat chilled or heated
  • Average weight is 1 to 3 pounds per cluster
  • Each box of frozen, pre-cooked clusters is 25 pounds.

Flavor & Texture:

  • Sweet, delicate flavor
  • Snowy white meat
  • Tender texture

Nutrition Facts:

Naturally low in fat and calories, and high in protein, Vitamin D, and Vitamin B-12.

Preparation Tips:

Extremely versatile for use in a variety of different recipes. Pre-cooked, so it is ready to eat. To warm, just steam, sauté, broil, grill or roast for 4 minutes to heat through. Serve with drawn butter or dipping sauces.