Grilled Alaska Crab Legs with Dipping Sauce
The ultimate seafood feast with three yummy dipping sauces to pick and choose from—or better yet, serve all three!
3 to 4 pounds King, Snow or Dungeness crab legs, cooked
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon dill weed
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 cup bottled chili sauce
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
1/3 cup low-fat sour cream
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- Prepare one or more dipping sauces. In separate small bowls, combine ingredients for each sauce. Stir to blend.
- Heat grill.
- Brush both sides of crab legs with olive oil and place on hot grill 5 to 6 inches from coals. Heat 4 to 5 minutes, turning once.
- Transfer crab to plates and serve with dipping sauces.
Makes 2 servings. (Increase servings as desired.)
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.