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Fried King Crab Legs With Garlic Butter

Nov 9, 2022

Fried King Crab Legs starts with frozen Alaskan King Crab Legs, dipped, and breaded in our custom coating. Our crab legs are fried in lard in a cast iron dutch oven. These massive king crab legs were filled with meat, dipped in our homemade breading and fried to a perfect golden brown crunch… absolutely stunning!


3 Alaskan King Crab Legs
2 Eggs
2 tbsp Water
3/4 cup Flour
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 Pepper
1 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning divided
1 tsp Cayenne Pepper divided
3/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs


Use scissors/crackers to cut breakdown crab legs and remove meat. Set aside.
Discard shells.
In a shallow dish, beat eggs and water until blended. Set aside.
In a shallow bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon Old Bay and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
Whisk to combine and set aside.
In another shallow bowl, whisk together panko, remaining Old Bay seasoning and remaining cayenne pepper. Set aside.
Dredge meat in flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess.
Dip in egg wash on both sides and allow excess to drip off.
Dip in breadcrumb mixture on both sides and press gently to get breading to stick.
Fry in 350-375 oil for turning periodically until breading is golden brown (about 4 minutes).
Place on paper towel lined plate to drain.

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