Simmered Lemongrass Alaska King Crab Legs

by Nikolai Nikitenko April 28, 2016

Simmered Lemongrass Alaska King Crab Legs

Ingredients

1 to 2 gallons water
2 bruised lemongrass stalks
4 smashed garlic cloves
4 oz. smashed ginger
2 Tablespoons kosher salt
4 pounds Alaska Crab legs (Red King Crab, Snow Crab or Dungeness Crab), thawed or frozen

Directions

Combine water, lemongrass, garlic, ginger and salt and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.  Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Crab under cold water.  Add crab legs; simmer for 6 to 8 minutes for frozen crab or 3 to 4 minutes for thawed crab, until heated-through.  Remove crab from liquid and drain well before serving.


Cook's Tip: Serve with melted Ginger Butter.





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