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Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce (

1 pound Snow Crab clusters, thawed if necessary
1/4 cup butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
Cut a slit, length-wise, into the shell of each piece of crab.
Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the garlic in the butter until translucent; stir in the parsley, salt, and pepper. Continue to heat mixture until bubbling. Add the crab legs; toss to coat; allow to simmer in the butter mixture until completely heated, 5 to 6 minutes.

Garlicky Crab with Pasta (

1 1/2-2 lbs frozen king crab legs
1 lb spaghetti
1/4 cup butter
5 garlic cloves , minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 heat a large stockpot of salted water to a boil over high heat; add crab legs; cover. Cook until crab is cooked through, 6 minutes; transfer crab to a colander but don't drain the water out of the pot, keep it boiling.
2 Add spaghetti to the crab water; cook according to package directions. Drain; keep warm. Meanwhile, crack crab legs into smaller, more manageable pieces.
3 Melt 3 T. of the butter in a large skillet or wok. Add garlic; cook, stirring, until garlic is slightly browned and aromatic, about 2 minutes. Add crab legs and parsley to skillet; toss to coat the shells and the meat with the hot butter and garlic. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
4 Melt remaining 1 T. butter in the skillet over medium heat. Add cooked pasta, tossing until well coated. Transfer pasta to a platter; top with reserved crab.

Snow Crab Legs (

1-2 Snow Crab clusters per person (depends on the size)
1/4 cup Zatarain’s Shrimp & Crab boil
Sea Salt
1 medium sweet onion
3 celery stalks
2 tablespoons Garlic Powder or several Garlic pods
1/4 white distilled vinegar
1/4 lemon juice
5 Bay Leaves
Fill a large 8-12 quart stock pot with water. Leave 5 inches or so from the top to allow for adding ingredients.
Bring water to rolling boil.
Add in all the seasonings.
Add the Snow Crab Legs. Bring back to a boil and boil for 2-3 minutes.
Turn off the heat. Let sit to soak up the seasoning for about 10 minutes.

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