Alaska Seafood recipes: Steamed Alaska King Crab
Seafood Ingredient: Alaskan King Crab
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Alaskan King Crab
with Two Sauces
• 1-1/2 lbs King Crab
Legs, split, thawed
• melted Butter or Margarine
• Spicy Tomato Relish (see instructions below)
• Shallot Cream Sauce (see instructions below)
Cut king crab into serving sized pieces; steam on rack
over 3/4 inch boiling water 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with
melted butter, spicy tomato relish or shallot cream sauce. Makes 4 servings.
Microwave Method: In 10 inch round or 8 x 8 x 2 inch microwave proof dish,
microwave split king crab legs on high 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until thoroughly
heated. Rotate dish 1/4 turn every minute.
Spicy Tomato Relish: In food
processor or blender finely chop* 1/2 cup coarsely chopped tomato, 2
tablespoons catsup, 2 tablespoons each coarsely chopped celery and green
pepper; 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped onion, 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped
parsley, 1/8 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce and dash garlic salt. Do
not puree mixture. Makes 3/4 cup.
Shallot Cream Sauce: Saute 3
tablespoons minced shallots or onion in 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
until softened. Stir in 1 tablespoon flour and 1/8 teaspoon each crushed
dill weed and pepper. Cook and stir about 1 minute. Blend in 1/2 cup dairy
sour cream; salt to taste. Makes about 1/2 cup.
*Vegetables can be finely minced with knife.