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Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce Recipe

A simple recipe for crab legs with garlic butter sauce is ready in just 20 minutes! I ended up selling snow crab legs at the market. I wanted something different than steamed, boiled or grilled crab legs, so I mixed a few things together to make this amazing crab legs recipe. This dish is also delicious with shrimps.

Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce

Crab legs with garlic butter sauce is a delicious and simple seafood dish that can be enjoyed at home. Here’s a recipe to try:


  • 2 pounds of crab legs, thawed
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Place the thawed crab legs in a single layer in a large baking dish.
  3. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add the minced garlic to the melted butter and cook for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  5. Stir in the chopped parsley, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  6. Pour the garlic butter sauce over the crab legs, making sure they are well coated.
  7. Bake the crab legs in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  8. Serve the crab legs with lemon wedges and any additional garlic butter sauce for dipping.

Enjoy your delicious and flavorful crab legs with garlic butter sauce!

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