King or Snow Crab Legs in the Crockpot

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

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!

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


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