Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce


lb king crab legs56g unsalted butter3 cloves garlic4g-8g Creole seasoning½ tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp chopped chives or parsleylemon wedges to serve


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 F.When ready to cook, cut the crab legs into half so the flesh of the crab is visible. Skip the knife and use kitchen shears or scissors to do so. You’ll thank me later. Place crab legs in an oven-safe pan or on a baking sheet. Add butter, garlic, Creole seasoning in a small bowl. Microwave for about a minute. Remove and add lemon juice. Mix well. Brush crab with butter mixture all over the crab legs – reserve any excess for serving Place the crab legs in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes, or until the crab legs are heated through.

Step 2

Sprinkle with parsley or chives. Serve immediately with the remaining sauce and/or lemon wedges for squeezing over meat.

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