Sunday, July 4, 2010

Garlic Butter Baked Crab Legs

Fresh flowers from my yard.....Geranium, Clematis and Mint.

Fresh watermelon.........and so sweet it was.

Now to get started. One lemon, fresh parsley (from my garden), garlic and butter.
3 lbs snow crab legs
1 cup butter
5 cloves fresh garlic
1 lemon, juice of
fresh parsley, chopped
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Meanwhile, grab yourself a small saucepan. On medium low heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic (pressed) and lightly saute. Squeeze in the juice of the lemon. Turn the heat to low and let those flavors mesh until the oven is nice and hot. Sprinkle with parsley. Turn off your burner.
I used a large foil pan. Arrange your crab in the pan and brush with the butter sauce. Pour remaining sauce over cover tightly with foil and put in the oven on the center rack.
Bake crabs for about 25 - 35 minutes or so depending on size of crab.
Remove from oven sprinkle with the rest of the parsley and serve. Ladle butter from pan into small dishes for dipping.
Fresh out of the oven and ready to serve.


Scratch Lemonade
6 cups cold water
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 12 lemons rinds reserved
In a 2 1/2 quart container, combine the water and sugar, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Add the lemon juice and stir once more. Throw in the lemon rinds.
Chill until very cold and serve over ice.
Arnold Palmer
Fill glass with ice.....add half with lemonade and top it with sun tea.
Dessert was easy.....Brownies from a box, with icing.
It was a great 4th of July meal:)


Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

I LOVE crab legs!!! These sounds fantastic!

Allie and Pattie said...

Oh my gosh! Now I have a major crab craving!!
xoxo Pattie

Haden News said...

Yum-Yum-Yum!! Can't wait to try this way of cooking crab legs! Another great recipe Judy :)