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Total Time
20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Easily recognized by its large pieces of white meat, brilliantly edged in red, elegant Alaska king crab is prized for its delicate flavor, tender texture and convenience. It is an excellent source of high-quality protein, while low in fat and calories.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces king crab legs (Alaska King crab split legs)
  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated onions
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 14 teaspoon tarragon, crushed
  • 1 dash bottled hot pepper

Directions

  1. Cut crab legs into 2-1/2 to 3 inch pieces. If desired, remove crab meat from shells and cut into bite-sized pieces for easier serving; return to shells. Combine remaining ingredients and brush over crab. Place crab legs, shell-side down, on broiler pan.
  2. Broil 3 to 5 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes; brush occasionally with sauce. Makes 2 main-dish servings or appetizer servings.