Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2006
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Level: Easy
Serves: 4 servings

  • 3 bottles premium ale

  • 3 lemons, cut in 1/2

  • 1 head garlic, split in 1/2

  • 3 pounds King crab legs, split

  • Drawn butter, for serving

To a large stockpot with a steamer insert, add beer, lemons and garlic and bring to a boil. Add crab legs and cover.
Steam for 5 minutes or until crab is cooked through. Serve with drawn butter.
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Health Facts:

  • One serving, cooked,

  • calories–80;

  • calories from fat–15

  • total fat–1.5 grams

  • saturated fat–0 gram

  • cholesterol–50 milligrams

  • sodium– 280 milligrams

  • carbohydrate– 0 gram

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  • 2 lbs. Red King Crab legs, thawed if necessary

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tsp. Cajun Spice Mixture

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup beer

  • 1-1/2 tsp. lemon juice

  • Cooked rice

  • Chopped parsley, for garnish

With a sharp knife, cut crab legs into 2 inch long pieces. Melt butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and Cajun Spice Mixture; sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Add crab and remaining ingredients except rice. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring gently. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, or until crab is well heated. Serve crab and sauce over rice. Garnish with chopped parsley. This then makes 4 servings.

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Recipe courtesy Food Network
Total Time: 16min
Prep Time: 10min
Cook Time: 6min
3 -4 cups water
2 lbs Snow crab legs, frozen
In a large pasta pot with strainer insert, bring 3-4 cups water to boil. (Water amount may vary, but just keep below the level of the strainer portion of the pot). Rinse ice from frozen crab legs, and place in the strainer insert of the pot. Cover.
Steam crab legs for 4 to 6 minutes, or until heated through. Serve crab legs with clarified butter for dipping.
Health Facts:

  • One serving, cooked

  • 95 calories

  • 1g fat (all fat unsaturated)

  • 59mg cholesterol

  • 21g protein

  • 0g carbohydrates

  • 0g starch

  • 0g dietary fiber

  • 0g sugar

  • 572mg of sodium

  • 8mg DV iron

Packaging: 20lb box

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