Grilled Crab Legs with Spicy Mustard Sauce & Basil-Lime Butter
Prep: 15 minutes • Grill: 10 minutes
Spicy Mustard Sauce
2tablespoons Dijon mustard
1teaspoon fi nely chopped shallot
1/2teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2teaspoon refrigerated fresh ground horseradish
1/2teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1garlic clove, minced
1-1/2tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/2teaspoon lime zest
1-1/2pounds snow crab legs
1.Spicy Mustard Sauce: Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium heat. In small bowl, stir all ingredients; cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes about 1/2 cup.
2.Basil-Lime Butter: In small microwave-safe bowl, heat butter in microwave oven on high 1 minute or until melted. With large spoon, skim off and discard foam from top of melted butter; stir in garlic, basil, and lime juice and lime zest. Cover to keep warm. Makes about 1/2 cup.
3.Crab Legs: Place crab legs on hot grill rack; cover and cook king crab legs 10 minutes and snow crab legs 6 minutes or until heated through, turning once.
4.Serve crab legs with Spicy Mustard Sauce and Basil-Lime Butter.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
455 Calories, 38g Fat (17g Saturated), 159mg Cholesterol,
1453mg Sodium, 1g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 0g Sugars, 24g Protein
If crab legs are frozen, they can be thawed on the grill over indirect medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning once; transfer to direct medium to cook and cook as directed in step 4.