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crab leg clusters on a baking sheet
5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Snow Crab Legs

These snow crab legs are so easy to make. Once you learn how to make snow crab legs, you'll never go out to a restaurant for them again.
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  • 4 pounds Snow Crab leg clusters
  • 2 lemons 1 juiced, 1 sliced for serving
  • ½ cup Divided ¼ cup cut and cubed, ¼ cup melted for serving
  • Lemon pepper or Old Bay Seasoning to taste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic


  • Thaw crab legs, if needed. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line the baking sheet with foil. Place snow crab clusters on foil lined baking sheet
  • Squeeze lemon over crab legs evenly.
  • Lay ¼ cup butter, cubed on top of crab legs
  • Sprinkle crab legs with lemon pepper and minced garlic. Place crab legs in the oven for 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve warm with lemon wedges and your second 1/4 cup of melted butter for dipping.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 317kcal (16%)Carbohydrates: 6g (2%)Protein: 22g (44%)Fat: 24g (37%)Saturated Fat: 15g (75%)Cholesterol: 109mg (36%)Sodium: 1152mg (48%)Potassium: 306mg (9%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 736IU (15%)Vitamin C: 37mg (45%)Calcium: 76mg (8%)Iron: 1mg (6%)