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Simmered Lemongrass Alaska Crab Legs

Simmered Lemongrass Alaska Crab LegsRecipe courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 to 2 gallons water
2 bruised stalks lemongrass
4 smashed garlic cloves
4 ounces fresh ginger
2 tablespoons kosher salt
4 pounds Alaska Crab legs (King, Snow or Dungeness), thawed or frozen

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine water, lemongrass, garlic, ginger and salt and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Crab under cold water.
  3. Add crab legs; simmer for 6 to 8 minutes for frozen crab or 3 to 4 minutes for thawed crab, until heated-through. Remove crab from liquid and drain well before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 381; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 191mg; Total Carbs: 0g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 83g; Sodium: 3792mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.