Keto Baked Crab Legs in Butter Sauce
Keto Baked crab legs in butter sauce is a delectable seafood dish that showcases the delicate and sweet flavor of crab, complemented by a rich and savory butter sauce. This dish is a delightful indulgence that is perfect for special occasions or as a luxurious treat.
To make this dish, fresh crab legs are typically used. The crab legs are first thawed if necessary and then brushed with melted butter to enhance their natural flavors and add a touch of richness. The legs are then placed on a baking tray and baked in the oven to perfection. Baking the crab legs allows them to cook evenly and retain their tender texture.
While the crab legs are baking, a luscious butter sauce is prepared. The sauce is typically made with a combination of melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, and various herbs and spices, such as parsley, thyme, and paprika. This sauce adds a burst of flavor to the crab legs and complements their delicate taste.
Once the crab legs are fully cooked and infused with the buttery goodness, they are served hot and drizzled with the delicious butter sauce. The butter sauce adds a rich and velvety texture, enhancing the natural sweetness of the crab meat. The aroma of the baked crab legs, combined with the savory butter sauce, is truly irresistible.
Baked crab legs in butter sauce can be enjoyed as a main course, accompanied by sides like steamed vegetables or cauliflower. The dish is not only visually appealing, with the crab legs beautifully presented, but also incredibly satisfying as each bite reveals a succulent and buttery taste.
Whether you are a seafood lover or just craving a luxurious treat, baked crab legs in butter sauce is a culinary delight that indulges your taste buds and offers a wonderful dining experience.
- 4 tbsp butter, unsalted and melted
- 1 tbsp garlic, freshly minced
- 2 tsp Creole Seasoning
- ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 pound fresh King Crab legs
- 1 tbsp Parsley for garnish
- FIRST STEP:
- Preheat the oven to 375*
- To bake the King Crab legs, it is best to slice in half so that the meat is showing
- Place the crab legs in a baking dish
- SECOND STEP:
- Add the melted butter, garlic and Creole seasoning mix to a small bowl and mix well
- Using a pastry brush, brush the butter on each of the crab legs and exposed meat. Save remaining butter sauce for serving
- Place into the oven and bake for 5 minutes, or until the temperature reaches 145*
- THIRD STEP:
- Sprinkle with Parsley and serve with any remaining butter sauce
- Slice a lemon and place on the plate next to the crab legs to squeeze the juice over the seafood.
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