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Poor Man's Crab Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried leaf oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried leaf thyme
Mix together and store air-tight. Shake well before using. Makes about 2/3 cup.
Every region of the Chesapeake has its own way of preparing its delicacies, but nothing compares to a peppery pile of steamed crabs fresh from the Bay liberally seasoned with this spicy concoction. This is one you can make at home. Feel free to adjust the amount of pepper you use.
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