RECIPE: ‘Angry’ Alaska King Crab Legs

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“Angry” Alaska King Crab Legs

Ingredients

  • Alaska King Crab Legs, halved 3 lbs.
  • Flour (preferably Wondra, if available) 1 C
  • Olive oil ½ C
  • Jalapenos, sliced 1 ea
  • Garlic, sliced thinly 2 T
  • Basil leaves 1 C
  • Sriracha Chili Sauce 2 T
  • White wine ½ C
  • Butter, whole unsalted 2 T
  • Remoulade 2 T
  • Orange Zest ½ orange
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper to taste

Directions: 

  • Place crab legs cut side down into flour
  • Heat saute pan until very hot
  • Add olive oil to pan. Place crab into the saute pan cut side down
  • Add jalapenos and garlic
  • Turn crab over once it is golden brown
  • De-glaze the pan with white wine
  • Add the basil leaves and butter to the pan
  • Plate crab and sauce
  • Garnish with sriracha, remoulade and orange zest to serve

Yield: 2 servings

Recipe from Late Harvest Kitchen, Chef Ryan Nelson