Butter For Crab Legs

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Grilled Crab Legs with Bernaise Sauce Seafood

Grilled Crab Legs With Bernaise Sauce Seafood


  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced onions or chives
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon leaves — crushed
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 2 pounds king crab legs
  • — or dungeness or snow crab


  1. In small, microwaveable bowl, combine vinegar, onion and tarragon
  2. Microwave on high about 2 minutes or until vinegar is reduced to 2 tbsp ; set aside
  3. Place egg yolks, mustard, salt and pepper in blender; blend on low 3 seconds
  4. Put butter in microwaveable cup, cover, and microwave on high until melted, about 2 minutes
  5. With blender on low, gradually pour hot butter into yolks in a steady stream; turn off blender
  6. Add vinegar mixture, olives and blend just until combined
  7. Keep warm
  8. Cook crab on hot grill about 5 minutes
  9. Serve with Bernaise sauce
  10. Also great with halibut!

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