How To Make The Best Baked King Crab Legs With Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

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Best Baked King Crab Legs With Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

This is considered the simplest king crab dish. The naturally delicious flavor coming from the crab meat is complemented with other flavorings.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 57kcal
Cost $5-20


  • Baking tray


  • 1/2 kg Crab Legs washed and cleaned
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic cracked
  • 1 tbsp Parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Butter


  • In a pot with water, boil the king crab legs for 5 minutes.
  • Melt butter in a pan over low heat, saute garlic. Then pour in the lemon juice.
  • Add olive oil, parsley, and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, arrange the crab legs onto the tray and brush it with lemon mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  • Bake the crab legs for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 9mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 257IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg
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