How to Cook Crab Legs Perfectly (5 Ways!)

Learn 5 different methods to make buttery, sweet, and tender crab legs every time!

‣ Crab legs ‣ Old Bay seasoning  ‣ Sea salt ‣ Butter ‣ Lemon wedges

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Method 1: Boiled Crab Legs

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Fill a large pot with water & seasoning. Bring to a boil. Boil crab legs until hot.

Place a steamer basket into a large pot with a bit of water. Cover and steam crab legs until hot.

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Method 2: Steamed Crab Legs

Arrange crab legs on a baking sheet. Brush with butter. Bake crab legs until hot.

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Method 3: Baked Crab Legs

Place crab legs on the grill. Cover and cook until warm and lightly browned.

Method 4: Grilled Crab Legs

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Method 5: Broiled Crab Legs

 Brush crab legs with butter. Broil crab legs, flipping half way through cooking.

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Enjoy your  perfectly cooked crab legs!