Saturday, 28 February 2009

Cooking Crab Legs (Steam)

Cooking Crab Legs

There are a variety of ways for cooking crab legs. Steaming, boiling and baking are among the most common. With these methods, crab legs take only 4 to 8 minutes to reheat. Keep in mind that unless you have purchased a live crab, the crab legs in front of you usually have already been cooked. Be careful not to overcook the crab as it will reduce the prized texture and taste.

Steam Cook

  • crab
  • 1 ts salt
  • butter
  • lemon wedges

1. If you would like to choose steaming when cooking crab legs, to start with, pour 2 cups of water in a steamer or a large pot and add 1 tablespoon of salt.
2. Add the crab legs onto a rack in the bottom of the pan. Begin timing as the water starts to boil again
3. You need to steam the crab legs for 5 to 7 minutes, until you begin to smell their aroma. Make sure not to overcook the legs as they have already been cooked once.
4. Remove from the heat and serve hot with melted butter and lemon wedges.
How to cook crab legs...

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