Crab leg, as the name suggests, is a dish that is made using the legs of crabs. This dish originated in Europe, in regions near the sea and has gone on to become popular in different parts of the world. There are a number of Crab leg recipes that explain in detail the process of making this dish. It is considered to be a delicacy and served primarily as a snack in both homes and restaurants. The best part is that the process of making Crab leg is relatively simple and can be accomplished even by a person with just a rudimentary knowledge of cooking. Care has to be taken to ensure that the dish is cooked on a medium flame so as to conserve the juices present in the meat.