Florida Stone Crabs

Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant in Miami Beach made these gems of the ocean famous. No need to hop on a plane, this delicacy in now readily available at your local seafood market.


  • 3 pounds Florida stone crab claws, cracked and chilled

Mustard Dip

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard (for the mustard fan, add more if needed)


  1. Mix together mayonnaise and mustard for dressing.
  2. Place the chilled crab claws on a large serving plate.
  3. Serve with mustard sauce, lobster crackers and small forks.


  • Stone crab season runs from October 15th till May 15th.
  • Ask your fishmonger to crack the claws for you to save on
    preparation time.
  • Stone crab claws do not require cooking because they are cooked when harvested.
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