National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day

We’re all about those fish-themed days, which is why National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day on February 18th is a winner in our eyes.

Add a little seasoning and you have what some may describe as the perfect dinner. Although this is unlikely a day that will see the schools shut, it is still fun to find out more about how it came about. So allow us to divulge…

What Is National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day?

Made from a stuffing of crab meat and seasoning with bread crumbs and creamy butter, it is usually spread inside a whole flounder. A common flatfish in American waters, the flounder is easy to get hold of, as is crab. Not every crab is edible, but the likes of blue crab, stone, rock, Dungeness, and others are all edible, and wildly popular.

Along the Gulf and the East Coast is where you are most likely to find a restaurant serving this delight. Although the origins of the day are unclear, seafood enthusiasts will be delighted to see the combination of two delicious meals combine.

How To Observe National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day?

The easiest way to observe National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day is to get involved and cook your own. The recipe is simple and easy to find online. The combination of crab meat with the stuffing mix we mentioned is easy to get hold of, and simple for making at home.

Why not check out the hashtag #NationalCrabStuffedFlounderDay and see how other people around the world are observing the day. Invite family and friends over to share the meal and cook up a storm, you could even grill it in the backyard.

Food-related days of the year are always a good opportunity to support local businesses. When it comes to National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day, you might find it difficult to source, but chances are there will be a restaurant in your town that has it ready to go.

When is it?
This year (2023)
February 18 Saturday
Next year (2024)
February 18 Sunday
Last year (2022)
February 18 Friday
Food & Drinks