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Preparing Crab Legs

Learn how to prepare crab legs with this short video from the test kitchen of Cuisine at Home magazine. We’ll show you how to crack the legs and claws so your king crab will be easy to cook and eat!

Removing the cooked meat from crab legs is a cinch. Use kitchen shears to cut the legs into smaller, more manageable pieces. Then, snip the shells lengthwise to remove the meat. Check out our tip for removing that last bit of crab meat, then try our mouthwatering recipe for King Crab Legs & Creamy Orzotto!