Steamed Snow Crab Legs`

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By Marie Lesane
from North Carolina, NC

The family loves this steamed snow crab legs recipe. And if you do not have a steamer, use a two piece pasta pot with the strainer portion as a steamer insert works well to steam crab legs.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Broil


  •   2 lb
    snow crab legs
  •   4 c
  •   3 Tbsp
    old bay seasoning

How To Make

  • 1
    In a large pot with strainer or drainer insert, bring 3-4 cups of water to a boil. (Water amount may vary, but just keep below the level of the strainer or drainer portion of the pot.)
  • 2
    Rinse ice from frozen crab legs, and place in the strainer or drainer inserted in the pot. Sprinkle the old bay seasoning on the crab legs and cover.
  • 3
    Steam crab legs for 4 to 6 minutes or until heated through.
  • 4
    Serve crab legs with butter for dipping.