Recipe Image

Alaska Crab Provencal

     
13 Ratings
Print Print Recipe | Full | 4x6 | 3x5
Serves: 4
Source:

save to my recipe box


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, slivered
  • 1 tbsp minced shallot
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh marjoram
  • 1 tbsp additional fresh herbs such as lemon thyme, parsley, rosemary or lavender
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle Brut Champagne
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt, or to taste
  • 3 to 4 pounds Alaska Crab legs (King, snow or Dungeness), thawed or frozen
  • 1 small loaf warmed crusty French or country bread, sliced

All you do

  1. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in garlic and shallot; cook 3 to 4 minutes, until garlic is soft. Stir in herbs; cook 2 minutes. Open champagne; pour 1/2 cup champagne into butter; stopper champagne. Bring sauce mixture to simmer; cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes, until sauce is reduced slightly. Add sea salt to taste. Keep sauce warm.
  2. Rinse frozen Alaska Crab legs under cold running water to remove any ice glaze; pat dry with paper towels. Discard towels. Steam or boil crab in large pot, 8 to 10 minutes for frozen crab or 3 to 4 minutes for fresh/thawed crab, until heated-through.
  3. Serve crab with dipping sauce, warm bread and chilled champagne.

Daily nutritional values:

15% vitamin A 25% calcium
45% vitamin C 40% iron

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories: 760 Protein: 73g
Carbohydrate: 60g Saturated Fat: 15g
Cholesterol: 205mg Sodium: 3550mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g Sugar: 2g
Fat: 26g Trans fats: 1g
my recipe box

log in to view your saved recipes.

shopping list
Recently Added Items:

Saving your lists allows you to view your shopping lists on your mobile devices.

Meal Solution Videos
Recipe Videos

View our videos section for plenty of helpful recipe videos to make your cooking life easier. Watch now

store feedback Give Feedback
live chat software