Serious Eats: Talk
Freezing lump crab?
So I was going through the fridge today and realized the date on the one pound container of lump crab meat from costco has a use by date coming up really soon. And I know this has been in the fridge for at least 7 months, so I'm wondering if I can just pop the whole thing in the freezer.
I know people will say to make something with it, and if I weren't 9 months pregnant with a pregnancy induced seafood aversion I would. I can't have seafood open in the house without major GI distress. (Mr Ecca has been pouting about no grilled fish all summer). I'm also guessing that crab probably won't be the first thing I want to make after having the baby so some longer term storage might be needed.