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Butter Basted Crab

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Thinly sliced green onion with tops 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
For sauce
  Liquid hot pepper seasoning To Taste
  Cooked dungeness crab in the shell 2 Pound, cleaned and cracked (1 Crab, 1 1 /2 To 2 Pound)
  Lemon wedges 4

Melt butter in a small pan over medium heat; add lemon peel, lemon juice, onion, parsley, and soy sauce.
Season to taste with hot pepper seasoning, then simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
Rinse crab pieces, pat dry, and arrange in an even layer in a 7- by 11-inch baking dish.
Brush butter mixture over crab, cover, and bake in a 300° oven until heated through about 20 minutes, basting often with pan juices.
Garnish with lemon wedges; provide nutcrackers and small forks for removing meat from shells.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1354 Calories from Fat 547

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.1%

Saturated Fat 31 g154.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1028.2 mg342.7%

Sodium 2835.7 mg118.2%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.4%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 185 g370%

Vitamin A 52.5% Vitamin C 146.1%

Calcium 99.6% Iron 51%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Butter Basted Crab Recipe