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    Crab Legs With Tequila-Citrus Butter

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    KathyP53's Note:

    Delicious with crab or shrimp.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup 100% agave tequila
    • 3 quarts water
    • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
    • 12 cooked alaska king crab legs, shells cut lengthwise with kitchen shears just to crack open
    • 2 limes, cut into wedges

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter with lime juice in medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Let simmer 4 minutes. Remove from heat and add tequila. Return pan to medium-low heat and whisk until butter is beginning to simmer; keep warm.
    2. 2
      Bring 3 quarts water and Old Bay seasoning to boil in heavy large roasting pan set over 2 burners. Add crab legs and cover tightly with foil; cook just until heated through, turning crab once, about 4 minutes total.
    3. 3
      Divide crab legs among 6 plates. Divide warm tequila-citrus butter among 6 ramekins. Serve crab with tequila-citrus butter and garnish with lime wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 19, 2007

      45

      Very nice and easy way to add a touch of flavor to crab legs. Nice flavor but not so much that it overwhelms the great flavor of the crab. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Crab Legs With Tequila-Citrus Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (822 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 543.0
     
    Calories from Fat 313
    57%
    Total Fat 34.8 g
    53%
    Saturated Fat 19.8 g
    99%
    Cholesterol 223.3 mg
    74%
    Sodium 3101.2 mg
    129%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.1 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    3%
    Protein 52.4 g
    104%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    tequila

    Old Bay Seasoning

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