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Traeger Crab Legs

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

For a quick and easy meal that will impress your guests, make these buttery Traegered Crab Legs.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 3 Pound crab legs, thawed and halved

  • 1 Cup butter, melted

  • 2 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Fin & Feather Rub or Old Bay Seasoning, plus more to taste

  • lemon wedges

  • Italian parsley, chopped

Steps

  • 1

    If the crab legs are too long to fit in the roasting pan, break them down at the joints by twisting, or use a heavy knife or cleaver. Split the shells open lengthwise. Transfer to the roasting pan.

    Ingredients

    • 3 Pound crab legs, thawed and halved

  • 2

    Combine the butter, lemon juice and garlic; whisk to mix. Pour mixture over the crab legs, turning the legs to coat. Sprinkle the Traeger Fin & Feather Rub or Old Bay Seasoning over the legs.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup butter, melted

    • 2 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

    • 2 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Fin & Feather Rub or Old Bay Seasoning, plus more to taste

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill350 ˚F

  • 4

    Cook the crab legs, basting once or twice with the butter sauce from the bottom of the pan, for 20 to 30 minutes (depending on the size of the crab legs) or until warmed through.

    Grill350 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • As Needed lemon wedges

    • As Needed Italian parsley, chopped

  • 5

    Transfer the crab legs to a large platter and divide the sauce and accumulated juices between 4 dipping bowls. Enjoy!

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