Roasted Garlic Crab

Our Roasted Garlic Crab is low in calories and high in protein and provides a good source of magnesium from the combination of Florida OJ and crab. Magnesium plays an essential role in maintaining energy levels, supporting bone health and sustaining nerve function. Your family will enjoy this healthy seafood option featuring the amazing taste of Florida Orange Juice.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size4
Amount per serving
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat13.38g 17%
    • Saturated Fat4.7g 24%
    • Trans Fat0.236g
  • Cholesterol63mg 21%
  • Sodium288mg 13%
  • Total Carbohydrate6.32g 2%
    • Dietary Fiber0.5g 2%
    • Total Sugars3.01g
  • Protein14.84g 30%
  • Vitamin A321mcg 36%
  • Vitamin C16.6mg 18%
  • Calcium55mg 4%
  • Iron0.7mg 4%
  • Thiamin0.063mg 5%
  • Folate44mcg 11%
  • Potassium382mg 8%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • ½ cup Florida Orange Juice
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chopped parsley, for garnish
  • 2 large crabs, parcooked, cleaned, claws and legs removed and with rib sections cut up in 2-inch chunks (lightly crack the claws so that the crab meat inside will soak up the other ingredients)


Prep TimeCook TimeTotal Time
15 minutes20 minutes35 minutes
Roasted Garlic Crab

1. Preheat the oven to 500° F.

2. Melt the butter and olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

3. Add the garlic and shallot and cook until fragrant.

4. Add the crabs, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir to combine for a few minutes.

5. Place the pot in the oven and roast for about 10 to 15 minutes until the crabs are heated thoroughly and all meat is opaque, not translucent.

6. Remove the pot from the oven and transfer the crabs to a plate.

7. Add the Florida Orange Juice to the Dutch oven and stir to combine with the rest of the ingredients. Boil until the sauce is reduced by half, about 5 minutes.

8. Spoon the sauce over the crabs and garnish with parsley. Serve immediately.