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Crab Legs

(by Chanell Hale)


3 - 4 lb. snow crab legs

Old Bay Seasoning

fresh lemons

butter (salted or unsalted), melted


Place crab legs in a steamer basket in a stockpot.

If necessary, bend crab legs at joints to fit in steamer basket.

Add water to just below the basket.

Sprinkle with Old Bay Seasoning to taste.

Zest fresh lemons over the crab legs.

Bring to a boil, cover, and steam 5 - 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

To remove the meat, twist legs at joints or split shell using kitchen shears, and peel back.

Serve with melted butter and fresh lemons.

Serves 4.


(Read The Feast, the story that accompanies this recipe.)

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