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Different Ways of Cooking King Crab Legs

Contrary to popular belief, it is pretty basic to cook king crab legs and it just takes few minutes to prepare it. The way you want to have your king crab cooked depends on taste that you wish to achieve. In the next paragraphs, I have compiled few of the common ways of cooking king crab legs. The beauty about these cooking methods and recipes is that, they are pretty simple. So if you are ready, let's begin.

Frozen king crab legs - majority of the crab legs are precooked so they simply need to be reheated. When you are cooking frozen crab legs, it is best to put it in a steamer or colander over a boiling water. There are a number of other ways as well which we will talk in the next paragraphs.

Steamed king crab legs - steaming is among the best options when cooking for your king crab at Just put a couple of cups of water and tablespoon of salt in pot and bring it to boil. The pot must be at least 1/3 of the way and be filled with water. Put the legs inside the pot either on a colander or rack over boiling water. Then once done, cover the lid and cook it for the next 6 to 10 minutes or perhaps, until the crab is properly heated. When it starts to omit its "cooked smell" then it means that they're ready to be eaten. You can serve it with lemon wedges and garlic butter.

Boiled king crab legs - boiling is one of the simplest method to cook a king crab. In boiling crab legs, just fill a large saucepan with half full of cold water and then, bring it to boil. Add a tablespoon of salt and then, season it. As soon as the water starts to boil, add the crab legs and start reducing the heat to medium. Let it simmer for around 6 minutes and take the crab legs out of water. Rinse it and prepare for plating for a sumptuous meal. To know more about crabs, visit this website at

Grilled king crab legs - grilling is actually one of the ways of cooking these crab legs at especially if it is warm outside and you want to eat. In grilling these crab legs, you have to brush olive oil on all the sides of crab legs in order to prevent it from sticking. Then after, put the legs on the hot grill with at least 300 degrees for 5 minutes. Turn it over and cook the other side for another 5 minutes until it's heated all the way.

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