King Crab Legs Recipe

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Gabriel Published: December 6, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
King Crab Legs Recipe

How To Make King Crab Legs

These king crab legs have a meaty and briny taste, and heightened in flavor with a drizzle of lemon juice. Whip up a juicy serving in just under 10 minutes!

Cooking: 8 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 8 minutes



  • 32ozfren King crab legs
  • lemon


  1. Defrost the crab legs in the refrigerator overnight for at least 8 hours.

  2. In the oven, preheat to 350 degrees F. Bake for 8 or 9 minutes.

  3. Squeeze some lemon on them, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Microwave: Put a wet paper towel in a large Ziplock bag with the legs and microwave on high for several minutes.
  • Steam: Fill a large pot with water, a steamer insert, bring to a boil, and steam legs for about 10 minutes.


  • Calories: 381.02kcal
  • Fat: 2.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Protein: 82.96g
  • Cholesterol: 190.51mg
  • Sodium: 3792.03mg
  • Calcium: 208.65mg
  • Potassium: 925.33mg
  • Iron: 2.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 31.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.75mg
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