National Crab Meat Day 2017

Seafood is not for everyone. Some people are allergic to it and some just do not have a taste for it. But people who are fond of crab meat like it to the extent that they cannot do without it. Seafood has the capacity to really absorb the flavor of spices, combining it with the original taste of the seafood.

Therefore, if seafood is cooked well, it is irresistible to those who love it. Crab meat is among the more sought-after delicacies in seafood. With so much importance attached to crabmeat, a special day has been dedicated to it. National Crab Meat Day is celebrated on the 9th of March each year.

Activities on this Day

  • The main thing that you should do on this day is to eat crab meat. This you can do by going to your local seafood restaurant to enjoy the delicacy.

  • You can also try your hand at cooking and make a special crab meat dish for you and your family.

  • If you are confident about your culinary skills, you could even invite some friends over to share a crab meat meal with them.

  • If you are going to office on National Crab Meat Day, make sure to pack some crab meat delicacies in your lunchbox. At lunchtime, you can share it with your colleagues and spread the news about this special day to those who are not aware of it.

Crab Meat Recipe

Here is a simple crab meat recipe which you can use on National Crab Meat Day:

California Crab-Grilled Cheese Toast


  • Boiled Crab meat – 1 pound
  • Sun dried tomatoes (chopped) – 3 tablespoons
  • Dijon Mustard – 2 tablespoons
  • Bread (medium-sized loaf) – 8 slices
  • Brie Cheese – ¾ cup
  • Avocado (peeled and sliced) – 1
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Mayonnaise – 3 tablespoons
  • Dill (fresh, chopped) – 1½ teaspoons
  • Butter – 3 tablespoons
  • Watercress – 1½ tablespoons


  1. Mix the crab meat, tomatoes, mustard, dill, lemon juice, tomatoes and mayonnaise in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Butter the bread on one side and using the unbuttered sides, sandwich the crab meat mixture in between the unbuttered sides of the bread.
  3. Toast the sandwiches lightly for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Serve hot accompanied with a salad of your choice, or you can just use a dip of garlic mayonnaise or tomato ketchup.
National Crab Meat Day 2017