Smoked King Crab Legs

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Crab legs are soft, tender, and a delicacy. Once they’ve been smoked they taste even more amazing. You just need a few simple ingredients to have the best smoked crab legs anyone has ever tasted. When these crab legs are done the meat will come out white and juicy!



Preparation Time: 

10 minutes

Estimated Smoke Time: 

20 minutes

Smoke Temp: 


Heat Source:

Charcoal, briquettes


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tbsp. grated lemon rind
  • Pinch salt
  • 5 lb.s frozen king crab legs, thawed


Stir together the grated lemon rind, butter, salt, parsley, and lemon juice all together. Crack the crab legs open and brush with the butter mixture. 

2 Be sure to coat the rack of your smoker with cooking spray.

3 Smoke the crab legs. Once done eat with a side of melted butter for dipping.

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