King Crab with Mushrooms Seafood Recipe

Recipe Category: Seafood

King Crab With Mushrooms Seafood Recipe


  • 12 ounces king crab split legs — thawed if necessary
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry or dry vermouth (up to 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Microwave method: Cut crab legs into 2-1/2 to 3 inch pieces
  2. Melt butter in 10 inch round or 8 x 8 x 2 inch microwave proof dish at high about 30 seconds; add mushrooms, green onion, sherry and lemon juice
  3. Cover with waxed paper
  4. Microwave at high 2 minutes; rotate dish 1/4 turn after 1 minute
  5. Add crab legs, meat side down; cover with waxed paper
  6. Microwave at medium 3 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated; rotate dish 1/4 turn after 1-1/2 minutes
  7. Stove-top method: Melt butter in skillet; add lemon juice
  8. Saute crab legs, meat-side down; turn and push to sides of skillet
  9. Saute mushrooms and onion; splash sherry over all ingredients
  10. Serve immediately
  11. Serve over cooked rice

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