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Oven Roasted Crab With An Orange Dipping Sauce

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Nikki the Foodie is cooking more great Lobster Gram seafood! Today she shows you how simple it is to prepare roasted Dungeness Crabs with an orange dipping sauce.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use Orange)
  Minced garlic 2 Tablespoon
  Minced shallot 1 Tablespoon
  Dried crushed red pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dungeness crabs 4 1⁄4 Pound, cooked, cleaned, and cracked (12 Large Sized)
  Chopped fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Blood orange juice/Regular orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely grated blood orange peel/Regular orange peel 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 500°F. Melt butter with oil in heavy large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic and green onion. Add crabs. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon chopped thyme and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley over crabs. Stir to combine.
Place crab legs in oven dish and pour melted butter mixture over crab. Roast crabs until heated through, stirring once, about 12 minutes. When Crabs are roasted, pour crab drippings from roasting dish back into the skillet you used before and add orange juice and peel to same skillet; Add the other tbs of Thyme and Parsley. Boil until sauce is reduced by about half and serve drizzled over crab and along side it for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Crab, Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
These crab legs are delicately flavored with orange and butter and the dish is finished off in the oven to be rounded off. Nikki does a goo job on showcasing it! Watch the video for more.

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Good Stuff