Sous Vide Time and Temperature Charts

Welcome to the Amazing Food Made Easy sous vide time and temperature charts. To view the recommended cooking suggestions for an item just select it from the menu below. You can also view all the sous vide time and temperatures.

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How to Sous Vide Shellfish

Sous vide shellfish time and temperatures vary greatly based on the type of shellfish it is.

Note: For a much more detailed look at cooking fish, I highly recommend reading my article on How to Sous Vide Fish and Shellfish.

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Sous Vide Shellfish Temperatures and Times

King Crab



  • Low Temp: 115ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (46.1ºC)
  • Medium: 122ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (50.0ºC)
  • Ideal: 130ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (54.4ºC)
  • Very Firm: 140ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (60.0ºC)
  • Ideal Claw: 150ºF for 20 to 40 Minutes (65.6ºC)
  • How to sous vide lobster






  • Firm: 140ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (60.0ºC)
  • Sushi-Like: 122ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (50.0ºC)
  • Tender: 132ºF for 15 to 35 Minutes (55.6ºC)
  • How to sous vide shrimp

Soft Shell Crab


  • Pre-Sear: 113ºF for 45 to 60 Minutes (45.0ºC)
  • Low Heat: 138ºF for 2 to 4 Hours (58.9ºC)
  • High Heat: 180ºF for 1 to 2 Hours (82.2ºC)
  • How to sous vide squid
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