Oven-Roasted Foil-Wrapped Crab Legs
Prep: 15 minutes
Roast: 15 minutes • Serves: 4
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped drained capers
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon wedges for serving (optional)
1.Preheat oven to 425°. Cut 4 (12 x 30-inch) sheets aluminum foil; place 1 crab cluster in center of each sheet. Fold 2 ends of foil up over clusters, overlapping; roll up edges of foil to seal. Place packets, sealed side up, on rimmed baking pan; roast 15 minutes or until heated through.
2. In small saucepan, heat garlic, butter, capers and lemon juice over medium-low heat until butter melts; cook 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring frequently. Makes about 1/2 cup.
3. Carefully cut packets open with kitchen scissors; transfer crab clusters to plates. To remove crabmeat from shells, break crab legs apart at their joints. Use scissors to cut through the shells lengthwise to expose the crabmeat. Extract the crabmeat from the shells with a seafood fork.
4. Serve crab legs with butter mixture for dipping and lemon wedges, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cluster, 2 tablespoons butter mixture):
342 Calories, 19g Fat, 11g Saturated Fat, 264mg Cholesterol, 1520mg Sodium,
1g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 0g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 41g Protein