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Baked Crab Legs with a Flavorful Butter Sauce

Dec 27, 2022
A close-up of a single baked crab leg with a buttery sauce.

Baked Crab Legs with a Flavorful Butter Sauce


1 pound crab legs
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon paprika
Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, minced garlic, parsley, paprika, salt, and pepper.
Place the crab legs in a baking dish and pour the butter mixture over the top.
Bake the crab legs for 10-12 minutes, or until they are heated through.
Serve the crab legs hot with the butter sauce on the side for dipping. Enjoy!

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