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Grilled Dungeness Crab

Enhance the unique and natural flavor of Dungeness Crab with this quick and easy recipe. Simply grill the crab legs and mix with lemon, compound butter and spices — light, flavorful and ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes or less!

Grilled Dungeness Crab

Recipe by @vertsmoke

Ingredients

  • 2lb Wild Dungeness Crab
  • One stick of unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 clove of mashed garlic
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp red chile flakes
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Grilled Sourdough
Prep time
2 minutes
Cook time
10 minutes

Instructions

  1. Defrost the crab overnight in the fridge.
  2. Set up your grill for medium-high direct heat.
  3. Preheat a cast iron pan on the grill. To create a compound butter sauce, add all ingredients but the crab, stir and allow butter to melt.
  4. Grill the crab 3 minutes per side — just enough to slightly char and impart some smokey flavor (reminder you're just warming it through, the crab comes pre-cooked).
  5. After grilling, toss the crab into the butter lemon mixture. Let the sauce bubble and then reduce for approximately 3 minutes over the direct heat. Be sure to thoroughly coat every piece of crab in the sauce.
  6. Serve immediately with lemon, and grilled sourdough.
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