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BBQ Recipe: Smoked Crab Legs

Release date:2019-11-18 Publisher: Original Views:133

Seafood serves as the biggest variety which itself is so flavorsome and mouth-watering that addition of extra spicy sauces when combined with a range of veggies are grilled altogether can become the soul of them exotic summer evenings.

Crabs are already one of the highly demanded and customer favorite seafood item which is cooked in amazingly appealing ways and served exceptionally at almost every elite and high rated restaurants. But that does not mean you can’t learn the art of making crabs at your own place and become the new chef in town for all your relatives and friends out there.

Since we all are aware of the fact that seafood lies under the category of highly expensive dishes for any restaurant. But the recipe we have brought you’re your ease will surely bring a new level of delicacy and funkiness on your table.  

The crab legs which are the top desired dish of several restaurants are prepared with quite different ingredients and sauces. You can modify the dish by adding a little spice and smoke by utilizing the grill pan placed in your backyard, waiting for you to explore and use it for an entirely unique yet simply outstanding.

Before getting the crab legs right on your grill pan first you need to boil them and ensure that the meat is perfectly cooked. Place it in the refrigerator for overnight exactly a day before you plan to grill crab legs for your closed ones.

Ingredients you will require for the preparation of smoked crab legs:



Snow Crab Legs

10 lbs

Real Butter

1 lb

 Dried Parsley

1 Tablespoon

Crab/Shrimp Boil seasoning

½ teaspoon

Lemon juice

1 big lemon


To taste


To taste

nstructions for cooking

Step 1

Preheat the Charcoal Smoker up to the temperature of 250⁰. For enhancing the taste and aroma add a piece of flavored cherry wood when placing woods for the smoke.

Step 2

Prepare the butter sauce side by side in a saucepan. Note that the temperature of the pan must be low so that the butter does not get stick on the pan. 

Step 3

Then add a half teaspoon of Crab/Shrimp boil seasoning, sprinkle the fresh leaves of parsley and squeeze one big juicy lemon on the top. Blend the ingredients by allowing them get fused together properly.

Step 4

Then place the prepared butter sauce in an aluminium steam pan and dip each crab leg in the sauce. Keep the remaining sauce to be topped on the crab legs when it will be served.

Step 5

Place crab legs on the cooking grate and provide smoke around ½ hour. Brush the reserved buttery sauce over the smoking crabs.

Step 6

Note the time and right after 30 minutes of smoking, keep the legs to be cooked on low steam.

The hot and sizzling smoked crab legs are now perfectly grilled and ready to be served with the following three sauces that can be drawn butter or the cocktail sauce.

Garnish the dish with nicely sliced lemon wedges to make the crabs stand out among all the different dishes served on the table. 



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