Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce

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How To Cook Crab Legs

Thaw crabs legs in the refrigerator overnight or for faster results place crabs under cold running water for a few minutes. Preheat oven to 375 F. When ready to cook, cut the crab legs into half so the flesh of the crab is visible. Skip the knife and use kitchen shears or scissors to do so. You’ll thank me later. Place crab legs in an oven-safe pan or on a baking sheet.


Add butter, garlic, Creole seasoning in a small bowl. Microwave for about a minute. Remove and add lemon juice. Mix well.


Brush crab with butter mixture all over the crab legs – reserve any excess for serving. Place the crab legs in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes, or until the crab legs are heated through. Sprinkle with parsley or chives. Serve immediately with the remaining sauce and/or lemon wedges for squeezing over meat.


Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce

Easy to eat baked crab dish brushed with garlic, butter, lemon, and Creole seasoning sauce. You can now have a gourmet treat right at home without the hefty price tag. And it comes ready from start to finish in less than 20 minutes!


Ingredients:

  • 500g crab legs.
  • 1/2 cup melted butter.
  • 2 teaspoons of Creole seasoning.
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic.
  • Lemon wedges for serving.


Instructions:

  1. I preheated the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. I cut the crab legs in half, and put them on a baking tray.
  3. In a small bowl, add garlic, melted butter, and creole seasoning, and mix well. Then I added lemon juice.
  4. I cleaned the crab legs with this sauce and baked them until the crab legs were heated up.

To take the first place:

  1. I used chopped parsley, and it was served with leftover butter sauce and lemon wedges.

Enjoy!!

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