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shell lickin' spicy garlic crabs

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

There is almost nothing better than spicy garlic crabs. I've used dungenous crab legs, blue crabs, alaskan king crab legs, etc. Winn Dixie had a sale on stone crab legs $3.99 a lb. I couldn't resist getting tons of them, I hope that you like these...Happy Cookibg sw:)

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For shell lickin' spicy garlic crabs

  • 2 1/2-3 lb
    stone crab legs, frozen
  • 6 clove
  • 1/4 c
    fresh italian parsley
  • 1 lg
    lemon, juice and zest
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    swamp fire seafood seasoning

How To Make shell lickin' spicy garlic crabs

  • 1
    Defrost crab legs
  • 2
    Chop parsley and with a microplane grate garlic
  • 3
    With a microplane, zest the lemon
  • 4
    In a large heated slillet add olive oil, butter, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon juice and zest. Saute for 2 minutes
  • 5
    Add crabs, parsley and swamp fire seasoning to crabs, cook and baste for 4-5 mintes.
  • 6
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place crabs in oven and bake 12-15 minutes. Baste a couple times
  • 7
    Remove from oven put crabs on a platter, garnish and serve