Skip to main content

Baked Crab Legs with Garlic Butter

Recipe Details

  • Recipe Makes: 2 generous servings
  • Approximate Prep and Cook Time: 20-25 minute
Cook to an internal temperature of 145°F.
  • 1 lb king crab legs
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp of chopped parsley
  • 1/2 stick of melted salted butter
  • 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • Lemon slices for garnish
  1. Using a sharp knife or a pair of scissors, slice or cut the crab legs into halves to expose the flesh. Arrange them evenly on a baking sheet or tray.
  2. Melt butter, adding garlic, parsley, and lemon juice. Stir to mix well. Drizzle then spread the butter mixture on the crab and save some for dipping.
  3. Pre-heat oven to 375°F. Place thawed crab legs on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake until warm throughout, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately with the remaining garlic lemon butter and lemon slices.