Authentic Geechie Girl’s Crab Recipe


The very attractive Terri Burns aka Authentic Geechie Girl runs the blog  Geechie101, where she gives folks who are interested a chance to read how a Gullah person speaks, in order to learn the basics of the language. She also runs a YouTube channel, where you can hear a real Gullah person speak it is a fun and entertaining resource.  So check her out, you’ll love her.

Authentic Geechie Girls Crab Recipe, in her own words:

So I had da get me sum crab tadey. Wha all y’all put een da wata da seasun da crab? I put salt, fresh garluck, cayenne peppa, unyun, mustard, soy saws, winega, Chuchs peppas, kosha dill pickull, olive oil, crab seasunin, hot chili saws, haw saws & uf I feel like gwine ta da corna sto I ga get a Bull o 211 Steel Reserb. Den I ga fux a spicy garluck butta da dup um een! Wha een ya wata? Geechie101AGG

All ingredient should be used to taste.

  • Crabs
  • Garlic
  • Dill pickle
  • Mustard
  • Onion
  • Olive Oil
  • Crab/Seafood seasoning
  • Hot Chili sauce
  • Hot Sauce
  • Beer (steel reserve preferably.)

Saute the onions and garlic in pot with olive oil until onions are soft. Add rest of the ingredient except for the crab and bring to a boil. When the mixture starts to boil add crabs, cook for a few minutes until crabs are done. 

Serve with Hot garlic butter

Hot garlic butter recipe:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • salt

In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add remaining ingredients; heat for 1 minute. 

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