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   Monday, September 28, 2020 

The Bahamas Crab 'n Rice

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Country: Bahamas


  • 6 - 8 Crabs
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1 Small Sweet Pepper (optional)
  • 1 Cup fresh (boiled until tender) Pigeon Peas
  • 2 Cups rice
  • 3 - 4 Tbs. Tomato Paste
  • Salt, pepper, paprika, thyme to taste


First wash crab and remove biters and put aside, separate crab bodies from backs, scoop out crab fat into bowl break bodies into sections, beat bodies and biters with coach beater. Set aside.

Peal and chop onion, and sweet pepper Fry until tender Stir in Tomato paste, crab fat and seasonings. Simmer 5 minutes. Add 3 cups of water and bring to boil

Add peas and crab and bring to boil. Boil 5 minutes, add rice and bring back to boil. Turn to simmer and cover pot until water is almost gone Cook on low until rice is tender.

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There are 1 reviews.
That recipe is for peas'n crab' rice, 5/10/2005
Reviewer: klay from Nassau (1182)
The basic recipe is good with exception of the addition of the pigeon peas which represents a deviation of the traditional crab 'n rice. We sometimes will add dried conch to the rice as well or salt beef.

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