Crab legs with garlic, lemon and oil is one of the best recipes for king crab legs. Spice up your crab with garlic herbs and lemon butter sauce, this recipe is so good!
400 grams of king crab legs
60 grams clarified butter
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
2 slices lemon
The 3 basic methods for cooking crab legs at home:
Baked in the oven.
The best way to cook crab legs is to bake them in the oven. Season the crab legs with melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, and parsley and bake in the oven for 5 minutes. This is one of the best crab legs recipes ever!
Follow the tips below for the best results at home:
If you choose boiling as your cooking method, do not use salted water.
Do not overcook. Overcooking will cause the texture and flavor to become tougher.
Recipe: Crab legs with garlic sauce – step-by-step preparation
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
If the crab legs are frozen, defrost them. With a sharp knife, make incisions on the inside of the crab legs to expose the flesh. Arrange them evenly on a baking tray.
Melt the butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds. Add garlic, parsley and lemon juice to the melted butter. Stir to mix well.
Drizzle the crab with the creamy mixture and drizzle over the crab. Save some for dipping.
Bake the crab legs in the oven for about 5 minutes or until the crab legs are heated through. Serve immediately with the remaining garlic, lemon oil and lemon slices. Squeeze some lemon juice over the crab before eating. Enjoy!