Alaskan King Crab Legs with Garlic Butter

Alaska, a land of rugged beauty and unparalleled seafood, is home to the world-famous Alaskan King Crab. In this recipe, we showcase the succulent sweetness of the crab meat by steaming the legs to perfection and serving them with a rich garlic butter sauce. Join us as we take you on a culinary adventure to the Last Frontier with this exquisite dish that will leave your taste buds craving for more.


  • 2 lbs Alaskan King Crab legs
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Fill a large pot with a few inches of water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Place a steamer basket inside the pot and carefully arrange the Alaskan King Crab legs in a single layer.
  3. Cover the pot and steam the crab legs for about 8-10 minutes, or until the meat is tender and cooked through.
  4. While the crab legs are steaming, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add the minced garlic to the melted butter and sauté until fragrant and golden brown.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice and chopped parsley. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  7. Remove the steamed crab legs from the pot and transfer them to a serving platter.
  8. Pour the garlic butter sauce over the crab legs, ensuring they are well coated.
  9. Serve the Alaskan King Crab Legs with Garlic Butter hot, accompanied by lemon wedges for a bright citrusy twist.
  10. Get ready to savor the decadent flavors of Alaska as you crack open the crab legs and dip the succulent meat into the luscious garlic butter sauce.

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