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Smoked Crab Legs

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Mesquite

Crack open the wood-fired flavor with the king of all crab recipes. Fresh crab legs are smoked directly on the grill and drenched in a homemade BBQ and butter sauce for a smokin' take on this seafood favorite.

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  • 4 Whole crab legs

  • 4 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

  • 1/2 Cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 250℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    250 ˚F

  • 2

    Place the crab legs directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and smoke for 20 minutes.

    250 ˚F

    • 4 Whole crab legs

  • 3

    While the crab is smoking, make the sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ sauce, Traeger Fin & Feather Rub, salt, and pepper.
    • 4 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

    • 1/2 Cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

    • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

    • To Taste Kosher salt

    • To Taste Freshly ground black pepper

  • 4

    Brush the crab legs with the BBQ sauce mixture, reserving the remaining sauce for serving. Close the lid and continue cooking for another 10 minutes, until the sauce sets.

    250 ˚F

  • 5

    Remove the crab legs from the grill and serve with the remaining sauce. Enjoy!

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