Grilled Crab Legs Recipe

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Aubrey Reyes Modified: March 21, 2022
Grilled Crab Legs Recipe

How To Make Grilled Crab Legs

Enjoy these big and meaty grilled crab legs that are rich in briny, umami taste. Drizzle with any citrus for added fresh flavor and serve it warm.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 4lbsfrozen crab
  • olive oil spray
  • lemon wedges
  • melted butter,optional for dipping


  1. Heat grill to medium-high.

  2. Spritz crab legs all over with olive oil spray and place on hot grill.

  3. Cover and cook about 7 minutes on each side, or until the meat in the center is heated through.

  4. Use a sharp paring knife and cut slits along the side so it’s easy to pull the meat out.

  5. Remove to plates and serve with lemon wedges and melted butter, if desired.


  • Calories: 481.79kcal
  • Fat: 14.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.84g
  • Fiber: 0.20g
  • Sugar: 0.18g
  • Protein: 82.05g
  • Cholesterol: 367.40mg
  • Sodium: 1329.95mg
  • Calcium: 407.08mg
  • Potassium: 1503.54mg
  • Iron: 3.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 52.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.32mg
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