Crab Legs With Tequila-Citrus Butter

Recipe by KathyP53
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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 14
    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
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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