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Broiled Crab Legs in Herb Butter

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  King crab legs 2 Clove (10 gm) (in the shell)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed (optional)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Basil leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Tarragon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Method Melt butter and add garlic (if used), herbs and salt and pepper to taste.
Place crab legs in a flameproof baking dish, pour over the butter and broil 10-15 minutes, depending on the size of the legs, turning once.
Alternatively bake the legs in a very hot oven (450°F) for about 15 minutes or until brown.
Split them down each side with scissors, loosen the shells, baste with the butter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 214 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.4 mg20.8%

Sodium 115 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.42 g1.7%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 1 g2.8%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 19.5%

Calcium 4% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Broiled Crab Legs In Herb Butter Recipe