Copycat Emeril’s Boozy Crab Legs Recipe

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Copycat Emeril’s Boozy Crab Legs Recipe

Crab legs are simple to make but need something more sometimes. Cook them in beer instead of water to give them a delicious hop-filled flavor. Emeril Lagasse knew what he was doing, now you can too.

How To Make Copycat Emeril’s Boozy Crab Legs

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 15 mins


  • 36 oz premium beer
  • 3 lemons, halved
  • 1 head garlic, halved
  • 3 lbs. Alaskan king crab legs


  1. In a large stockpot with a steamer attached, add beer, lemons, and garlic then bring to a boil.
  2. Cook crab legs for 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Serve with drawn butter.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 200mg
  • Calories: 429kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Cholesterol: 143mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 903mg
  • Protein: 65g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 2857mg
  • Vitamin A: 99IU
  • Vitamin C: 69mg
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