King or Snow Crab Legs in the Crockpot

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 3 Ratings
Serves: 2 servings
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2 or 3 medium bunches of snow crab legs per person
1/2 c butter, melted
4 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp dill
lemon slices and butter for serving

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Pat Duran Recipe
Well Seasoned
Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
Hey- now you can have these whenever you want too--well whenever they are on sale- buy them up!
Fresh or frozen work great!
So good served with butter and lemon slices!
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Rinse Snow crab legs or King crab legs under running water,; place legs in pot fitted with a a pan or dish and put water crockpot in until it comes 1/2 way up to the pan and legs can steam . (you want to steam them)
If desired saw or cut King crab legs in appetizer size pieces before or after cooking, your choice.
Melt the 1/2 cup butter in a small bowl and mix in the garlic and dill.
Pour mixture over crab legs in pan. Cover; cook on low for 1- 2 hours .
Serve with lemon and melted butter with a little garlic powder added.

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user cyndi curne travlindiva - Oct 9, 2012
Life is good when there's a crock pot involved. Thanks!!!!!!
user Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - Oct 9, 2012
Are you kidding me? OMG sounds like heaven!!!!
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Oct 9, 2012
Thanks Cyndi and Kimmi- no kidding these are delicious! Hugs, my dear ladies,Pat
user Rebecca Anderson tigersb - Dec 18, 2012
Don't they turn to mush cooking them at a high heat for that long?

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