If you're looking to effortlessly impress those sitting around your dining room table, there's likely no easier way than with wild-caught king crab legs. King crab not only makes a dynamic statement on the table by itself, but it is a delicious luxury that will appeal to even the pickiest eaters. Here, Wholey offers five pounds of jumbo wild-caught king crab legs, ensuring you get the biggest crab legs on the boat. In fact, Wholey has its trusted Alaskan fishermen set aside these jumbo king crab legs especially for shoppers like you. Our fishermen then quickly cook, blast-freeze and package the legs, ensuring they arrive to you in the freshest condition. One of our favorite things about king crab legs is that they arrive pre-cooked, so prep work is truly minimal. And the sweet, tender meat is like nothing else around. One taste and you'll be hooked.
Thaw frozen legs completely.
Break at the joints.
Use a scissors to cut down both sides of each shell.
Lift off and discard the upper half, leaving the meat on the lower half.
For 1½ pounds crab legs, melt ¼ cup butter and stir in 2 tablespoons lemon juice and ½ teaspoon dry tarragon. Arrange crab legs, shell side down in a shallow baking dish and brush generously with butter mixture.
Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat just until hot (4 to 5 minutes).