Killer Alaskan King Crab

Grilling King Crab Legs on your GrillGrates produces the most delicious, spectacular dish with a taste of flame and steamed delicate seafood juices together. This is an easy recipe. Only an herbed melted butter is needed as a dipping sauce.
Alaskan King Crab

Killer Alaskan King Crab


January 12, 2016

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
Alaskan King Crab


Alaskan King Crab, one claw per person

Dipping Sauce

2 tbsp melted butter

1/2 tsp salt and pepper

1/2 tsp finely chopped parsley


1Place King Crab Legs (thawed or frozen) on preheated GrillGrates (8 to 10 minutes on Low-Low/Med Heat, lid down).

2Grill crab legs with lid-down on Low-Low/Med Heat. For charcoal, grill after the red hot peak, gray coals only. Close lid.

3Grilling Time for Frozen: approx. 12-15 minutes, turn after 6 minutes. Grilling Time for Thawed: approx. 8-10 minutes, turn after 5 minutes. You will see a trace of sizzling natural juices on your GrillGrates just before Crab is done.

4Mix butter, salt and pepper, and parsley together for sauce. Serve!

Suggested Pairings:
-Grilled slices of lemon, lime, grapefruit
-Rice with butter and fresh chopped basil and sage, topped with toasted chopped pecans
-Grilled carrots
-Yellow squash
-Grilled asparagus