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Lemongrass Alaska Crab Legs

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Lemongrass Alaska Crab Legs

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

  • 1 to 2 gallons water
  • 2 bruised lemongrass stalks
  • 4 smashed garlic cloves
  • 4 oz. smashed ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons kosher salt
  • 4 pounds Alaska Crab legs (King, Snow or Dungeness), thawed or frozen

Combine water, lemongrass, garlic, ginger and salt and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Crab under cold water. Add crab legs; simmer for 6 to 8 minutes for frozen crab or 3 to 4 minutes for thawed crab, until heated-through. Remove crab from liquid and drain well before serving.

Nutrients per serving (crab only): 381 calories, 3g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 7% calories from fat, 191mg cholesterol, 83g protein, 0g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 3792mg sodium, 209mg calcium and 470mg omega-3 fatty acids.

Suggested Accompaniment: Drawn Ginger Butter

 

RECIPE AND PHOTO COURTESY OF ALASKA SEAFOOD

In this recipe: Wild-Caught Alaska Crab 

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