Jonah Crab Claws with Mac’s Mustard Aioli

Here at GML, we love all seafood. Lobster’s companion on the dockside food shack is usually another food that is deliciously protected by a shell, Jonah crab. These sweet and refreshing crab claws are making waves as a close contender to lobster claws in the seafood lovers realm. You will see why when it’s paired with Mac’s Mustard Aioli. –Mac Arrington

Wine: Champagne, Prosecco, un-oaked Chardonnay

For the Main Event

2 ½ lbs Jonah crab claws

1 batch Mac’s Mustard Aioli

3 lemons, halved

2 – 3 Tbsp prepared horseradish

For the Aioli

1 Tbsp water, boiling

1 Tbsp dry mustard

2 ½ tsp Dijon mustard

2 tsp whole grain mustard

1 cup mayonnaise

1 ½ Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp garlic, minced

Salt & FGBP, pinch


For the Aioli

Combine the water and dry mustard in a bowl, and mix into a paste. Whisk the remaining ingredients together. Adjust the seasoning to taste. Refrigerate. Serve chilled or at room temp.

For the Main Event

Thaw the crab claws overnight, or for a few hours in the fridge. Serve with lemon halves, horseradish, and aioli on the side. Sit back, relax, and enjoy.