Pat Duran Recipe

King or Snow Crab Legs in the Crockpot

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

Recipe Rating:
2 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot

Pat's Story

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!


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

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom

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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Mar 16, 2015
Thank you Carol-I hope you give it a try and let me know how you liked it-I value your opinion..hugs
Carol Junkins CarolAJ
Mar 16, 2015
Thanks for sharing this recipe with my Cape Cod Group Pat ! Sounds wonderful !
Nick Collard NickAtNight
Aug 4, 2014
Ok pat....thanks much for your help! Nick.
Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Aug 4, 2014
Nick it may take a little longer- depends on the crock pot.- just as long as they are tender and hot inside the shell..just check them how and then...