Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce

Introduction: Crab legs are a luxurious and delicious dish that is perfect for a special occasion or a fancy dinner at home. With this recipe, you can cook King Crab legs to perfection with just a few simple ingredients and steps.


  • 1 lb King Crab legs
  • 56g unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4g-8g Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives or parsley
  • Lemon wedges to serve


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the crab legs in half so that the flesh of the crab is visible using kitchen shears or scissors.
  3. Place the crab legs in an oven-safe pan or on a baking sheet.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the butter, garlic, and Creole seasoning, then microwave for about a minute.
  5. Remove from the microwave and add the lemon juice, mixing well.
  6. Brush the crab legs all over with the butter mixture and reserve any excess for serving.
  7. Place the crab legs in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes, or until the crab legs are heated through.
  8. Sprinkle the crab legs with chopped chives or parsley and serve immediately with the remaining butter sauce and/or lemon wedges for squeezing over the meat.
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Conclusion: Cooking King Crab legs may seem daunting, but with this recipe, you can cook them to perfection without any hassle. The combination of garlic, Creole seasoning, and lemon juice gives this dish a burst of flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweet and tender meat of the crab. So, grab a bottle of wine, prepare your crab legs, and indulge in a luxurious dining experience at home!

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