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Butter Basted Crab

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  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
  Liquid hot pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cooked whole crab in shell 2 Pound, cleaned and cracked (1 Large One)
  Lemon wedges 3
Directions

In a small pan over medium heat, melt butter; add lemon peel, lemon juice, onion, parsley, and soy.
Season to taste with hot pepper seasoning.
Simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes.
Arrange crab pieces in an even layer in a 7 by 11-inch baking dish.
Brush butter mixture over crab and bake, covered, in a 300° oven for about 20 minutes (basting often with pan juices) or until heated through.
Garnish with lemon wedges; provide nutcrackers and small forks for removing meat from shells.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Crab
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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