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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 122 g
(Approx. 4 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories From Fat 320
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36 g 55%
Saturated Fat 22 g 110%
Trans Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 135 mg 45%
Sodium 700 mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 3 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin A 35% Iron 10%
Vitamin C 25% Calcium 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Smoky Butter Basted Crab Legs
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes
4  People


Recipe makes 4 Servings

2 Lb king crab legs, see times below for different types of crab
3/4 cup(s) salted butter
1 Tsp hot smoked paprika
3 Tbsp garlic, finely minced
2 Tbsp lemon, juiced
1/4 cup(s) flat leaf Italian parsley, finely chopped
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Rinse crab legs in cool water and pat dry. Using kitchen scissors, carefully cut along length of crab leg as far as possible. Allow to dry for a few minutes while preparing butter mixture.
In a small sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat.
Add garlic, smoked paprika, white wine, lemon juice and parsley to pot and simmer while stirring 1 minute and remove from heat.
Arrange crab legs in a single layer and drizzle with 3/4 of butter mixture and cook crab 22 minutes.
Baste crab twice during cooking with remaining butter mixture.
Remove crab from oven.
Carefully pour juices and butter mixture in dipping bowls and serve with warm crab.
Chef's Tip: Crab cook time is dependent on what type is used, see cook times for other crab below. dungeness crab cluster: 18 minutes snow crab cluster: 15 minutes Jonah Crab: 12 minutes


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