MILD AND SWEET, CRAB LEGS ARE A
FAVORITE DELICACY. FORTUNATELY,
PREPARING THEM IS HARDLY A
CHALLENGE AT ALL. AND EATING
THEM MIGHT BE MESSY, BUT IT'S
DEFINITELY WORTH THE EFFORT!
An easy way to cook crab legs
is to boil them. Here's how:
■ If your crab legs are frozen, defrost them
in the refrigerator overnight. Be sure to
cook them within 2 days of thawing.
■ Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add
a few squeezes of lemon juice, which will
impart a fresh ﬂavor and help cut the
"seafood" odor while cooking. You can
also add salt or seafood seasoning to the
water for a little extra kick.
■ Place crab legs in the pot, making sure
they're completely covered with water,
and bring the water back to a boil. Let
boil for 3 to 5 minutes.
■ Once crab legs are cooked, immediately
remove them from the water and drain.
To remove the meat from the legs and
claws, you'll need a crab cracker (a
nutcracker will also do) and a pick. Crack
the legs at the joints to open them, then
use your pick to dig out the delicious
■ Serve right away with plenty of butter
How to cook with shellfish
IF YOU USUALLY LEAVE SHELLFISH PREP TO THE
PROFESSIONALS, NOW'S THE TIME TO BREAK OUT OF
YOUR SHELL AND GET IT DONE IN YOUR OWN KITCHEN.
Why should lobster only be eaten at a restaurant? Why not
serve up some freshly shucked clams at your next dinner
party? You don't have to be a top chef or even a major
foodie to successfully make delicious shellﬁsh dishes: You
just have to know how the pros do it.
OUR SHELLFISH IS
FILTERED AND HAND
SELECTED TO MAKE SURE
IT'S ALWAYS FRESH AND
DELICIOUS. WE'LL EVEN
STEAM YOUR FRESH
FOR YOU —
Learn how easy it is to remove
crabmeat, courtesy of myrecipes.com.