Grilled Crab Legs with Garlic Butter

July 29, 2010 / By Foodland

Grilled Crab Legs with Garlic Butter

A phenomenal way to enjoy King Crab!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 unsalted butter
  • 0.25 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1.5 pounds Alaskan King crab legs; thawed if necessary
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley
  • 1 unit lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Soften butter and mix it with lemon juice, garlic, parsley, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Place crab legs shell side down on a well oiled, clean grill over a medium hot fire.
  3. Grill about 4 minutes brushing with softened butter, until crab is heated through thoroughly.
  4. Flip the crab legs over for a few seconds to get some smoke and char marks on the meat.
  5. Baste with more butter.
  6. Serve with lemons.
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