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Butter Basted Crab

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Quick

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