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Grilled Crab Legs with Herb Butter

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Cherry

Not much beats crab legs and these wood-fired legs are smokin'. Fresh crab legs are doused in an herb garlic butter, grilled and served with fresh lemons for the ultimate take on this seafood favorite.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 12 Tablespoon butter

  • 3 Tablespoon fresh chopped herbs, such as tarragon, parsley, basil and/or chives

  • 4 Pound King Crab Legs or Dungeness Crab Leg Clusters

  • 3 Whole lemons, cut into wedges

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place the butter, garlic, herbs, and a pinch of salt into a small cast iron sauce pan. Place on grill for 5 minutes to melt. Remove from grill and stir.

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    Ingredients

    • 12 Tablespoon butter

    • 3 Tablespoon fresh chopped herbs, such as tarragon, parsley, basil and/or chives

  • 3

    If using king crab legs, split down the center and pour herb butter over meat reserving a quarter for serving. If using crab clusters, toss clusters with herb butter in a large mixing bowl reserving a quarter for serving.

    Ingredients

    • 4 Pound King Crab Legs or Dungeness Crab Leg Clusters

  • 4

    Place crab legs directly on the grill grate, meat side up. Grill for 5 to 10 minutes or until hot and beginning to develop a little char on the shell.

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  • 5

    Serve crab legs with lemon wedges and reserved herb butter. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • 3 Whole lemons, cut into wedges

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