One of the easiest seafood's to cook and a favorite of mine is any shell fish, preferably crab but any kind will do. I never buy enough as with this butter it's so addicting. But with the additions of some sides like corn on the cob, boiled red potatoes there is usually enough crab for two making around 4 pounds. When dipped in garlic butter it surely becomes a banquet on the palette we enjoy every time. Of course we can't splurge like that all the time so you can even use this butter to dip any white fish even tilapia which just pan seared is perfect. This is a special occasion treat. Seafood is less expensive making it at home and easier than you think to cook.
|Whether you want lobster, crab or any kind of seafood, this butter is the perfect dip for any seafood lover!|
Read on for easy instructions.
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Snow Crab Legs :
4 lbs snow crabs or your favorite seafood, shrimp, scallops, lobsters
salted boiling water
In a large high 5 quart saucepan fill with water two inches before the top of the pot, add all the crab, bring water to a boil on high then lower heat to low and simmer around 5 minutes or until heated.
Crack shells to release meat and then dip in melted butter recipe below. Have a large bowl on the table to throw the shells in.
Tip: place the empty shells in a bag after eating and bring outside as they will smell up the house!
Garlic Butter Recipe:
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
4 cloves of fresh cleaned garlic
freshly cracked black pepper to taste
Seasalt to taste
In a food processor pulse the garlic until fine, add the butter, salt and pepper and pulse until evenly mixed and smooth.
Melt a small amount of this butter (to give to each person in a small dish later for dipping when the crab is done) in a small saucepan to serve with crab.
+claudia lamascolo author