Remove the bag of frozen crab meat in milk from the freezer. Place it on a plate or paper towel, and put it in the refrigerator.
Allow the crab meat to thaw overnight in the fridge.
Take the defrosted crab meat and milk out of the fridge.
With a very fine strainer like this one, empty the freezer bag of crab meat and milk into the strainer. Rinse the crab meat under a gentle stream of cold water.