Snow crab vs king crab
Learn how to cook snow crab and king crab legs with this easy recipe guide.
Servings 4 servings
- 3-4 pounds crab legs snow crab or king crab
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
- 1 lemon
- 1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley plus more for garnishing
Thaw crab legs in the fridge the night before. (If you forget to thaw them before cooking, you can place them under cold running water for about 15 minutes.)
Preheat oven to 375°F (191°C).
In a small bowl, mix together melted butter and chopped parsley.
Place the crab legs on a baking sheet and brush with the butter and parsley mixture.
Bake for 7-8 minutes or until cooked through.
Remove from oven and sprinkle more fresh parsley on top.
Serve with lemon wedges and melted butter.
- Make sure you don’t overcook the crab legs, otherwise, they can get rubbery and chewy.