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Alaskan King Crab Royal


  • 1 lb Alaska King Crab legs, thawed if necessary
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. grated onion
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. tarragon, crushed
  • Dash bottled hot pepper


Split Crab legs in half and then cut crab legs into 2-1/2 to 3 inch pieces. If desired, remove crab meat from shells and cut into bite-sized pieces for easier serving; return to shells. Combine remaining ingredients and brush over crab. Place crab legs, shell-side down, on broiler pan. Broil 3 to 5 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes; brush occasionally with sauce. Makes 2 main-dish servings or appetizer servings. Recipe can be doubled.

Grilling Method
Prepare Alaska King crab legs as directed above. Place crab legs, shell-side down, on rack about 5 inches above hot coals. Grill 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated; brush occasionally with sauce.

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