Garlic Lemon Butter Crab Legs Recipe

An insanely delicious and sweet flavored low-carb crab legs dipped in garlic herb and butter lemon. It is so incredibly wicked that you would beg for more every day of your life. It doesn’t even take time to cook. In about 15 minutes, breakfast is ready.

Cooking Details

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Serving: 2

Nutritional Values

  • Calories per serving: 394kcal
  • Protein: 48.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 2g
  • Fat: 19.1g


  • 3 cloves of minced garlic.
  • 1-2 lb. of crab legs.
  • ½ teaspoon of lemon juice.
  • 1 lemon, juiced.
  • 1-2 tablespoon of parsley, finely trimmed/chopped.
  • 3/4 stick of unsalted butter
  • 1 stock of finely chopped green onions
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

Method of Preparation

Step One

Preheat the oven to about 375F.

Step Two

Pour oil in a moderately large saucepan and place over medium heat.

Step Three

Defrost the crab legs in case they are frozen. Then, cut it into equal (not necessarily equal) halves with a sharp knife or a scissors. This is to expose the skin of the crab.

Step Four

Place them on a baking tray in an arranged order.

Step Five

Make use the microwave the melt your butter for few seconds. Mix parsley, garlic, lemon juice to the butter melted in the microwave.

Step Six

Sprinkle and place evenly on the crab the mixture. Leave a little butter mixture.

Step Seven

Place the crab legs in the over to bake for about 5-6 minutes, heat till the crab legs are well-heated

Step Eight

Our meal is ready, serve ASAP with the butter mixture remaining.