Gourmet Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce - Ready in 20 Minutes!

You can now have a gourmet treat right at home without the hefty price tag.

And this baked crab legs in butter sauce comes ready from start to finish in less than 20 minutes!

King vs Snow: Before shopping, understand the difference between King crab legs with thicker shells and snow crab legs with smoother shells.

Selecting the Right Crab

Snow crab legs sold in clusters, King crab legs sold individually. Pricier but meaty, sweet, juicy.

Selecting the Right Crab

Prefer baked King crab legs over boiled. Boiling dilutes flavor, baking enhances aroma and taste.

Is it Better to Bake or Boil Crab Legs?

Baked crab legs recipe ready in under 20 minutes with just 5 minutes baking time

How Long to Cook Crab Legs?

Thaw crab legs in fridge overnight or under cold water. Cut legs in half with scissors. Bake at 375 F in oven-safe pan or on baking sheet.

How To Cook Crab Legs

Mix butter, garlic, Creole seasoning, lemon juice in a bowl. Microwave for 1 minute

Brush crab with butter mixture. Bake 5 mins in oven. Sprinkle with parsley/chives. Serve with remaining sauce and lemon.

What to Serve with Crab Legs?

Caesar Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Mushroom Risotto