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Grilled King Crab Legs

Grilled King Crab Legs

Sweet king crab legs gain a smoky edge when grilled.

Todd Coleman

Sweet king crab legs gain a smoky edge when grilled. This recipe is adapted from one in For Cod and Country (Sterling Epicure, 2011) by Barton Seaver. This recipe first appeared in the 2012 SAVEUR 100, with the article New Fish Cookbooks.

Grilled King Crab Legs
Sweet king crab legs gain a smoky edge when grilled. This recipe is adapted from one in For Cod and Country (Sterling Epicure, 2011) by Barton Seaver.
serves 4

Ingredients

2 lb. Alaskan king crab legs, thawed
Lemon wedges, for serving
Clarified butter, for serving

Instructions

Build a hot fire in a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill to high. (Alternatively, heat a cast-iron grill pan over high heat.) Add crab legs; cook, turning, until shells are charred and crab meat is heated through, about 8 minutes. Serve with lemons and butter.

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