Alaska King Crab Royal Print Email

12 oz. Alaska King crab split 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

Cut crab legs into 2-1/2 to 3 inch pieces. Remove crabmeat from shells, removing any cartilage and breaking or cutting 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 and broil 3 to 5 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes; brush occasionally with sauce.

Makes 2 main-dish servings or 4 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.