How to Cook Snow Crab Legs
Snow crab legs are a wonderful treat to enjoy at home. They are easy to prepare by steaming with tools you already have in your kitchen. This is a meal worth having at home and skipping the high cost of restaurant crab dinners! See video below for instructions on how to eat crab legs.
- 4 clusters snow crab legs
- 1/2 cup melted butter use salted butter for this
- 1 lemon optional
- 2 Tbsp Old Bay Seasoning optional
Put several inches of water in a large soup pot or stock pot. (Use the amount of water needed to be below your steamer basket.)
Place a steamer basket or a colander in the pot, cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
Add thawed crab legs to the basket or colander and replace the cover.
Steam for 8-10 minutes until crab legs are hot through.
Serve hot with melted butter and lemon wedges / Old Bay Seasoning if desired.
Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg