Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce

King Crab Legs With Garlic Butter is a delicious mouth-watering seafood recipe made with simple ingredients. This recipe of baked garlic butter crab legs is easy and quick to prepare. The crab legs with garlic butter can be steamed, baked, or grilled. A perfect satisfying seafood appetizer or main course dish can be prepared within minutes.

My family’s favorite dish we mostly prepare during crabs season. These baked crab legs in butter sauce provide very tender and juicy meat.

These delicious crab legs are very much in demand at restaurants. You can quickly prepare butter garlic crab legs at home.

If seafood is your favorite, try this crabs legs recipe at home. These crab legs with garlic butter are prepared with a few simple ingredients. And also very easy to cook.


  • 1 lb (453.59g) king crab legs
  • 4 tablespoons (56g) unsalted butter , melted
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced (about 1 tablespoon garlic)
  • 1-2 teaspoons (4g-8g) Creole seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon (7.5ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (3g) chopped chives or parsley
  • lemon wedges to serve

How To Make Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce

Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.When ready to cook, cut the crab legs into half so the flesh of the crab is visible. Skip the knife and use kitchen shears or scissors to do so. You’ll thank me later.Place crab legs in an oven-safe pan or on a baking sheet.Add butter, garlic, Creole seasoning in a small bowl. Microwave for about a minute.

Remove and add lemon juice. Mix well.Brush crab with butter mixture all over the crab legs – reserve any excess for serving.Place the crab legs in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes, or until the crab legs are heated through. Sprinkle with parsley or chives.Serve immediately with the remaining sauce and/or lemon wedges for squeezing over meat.

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