How to Grill Crab Legs

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Step 1: Step 1

Clean the grilling surface thoroughly and brush with a little cooking oil. Preheat the grill to medium high. If you use frozen crab legs, make sure they are completely thawed.

Step 2: Step 2

Take your crab legs and punch a few holes in the shell with the tip of a sharp knife. This will ensure the heat from the grill penetrates better and cooks the legs through.

Step 3: Step 3

Place the crab legs on the grill, the red (top side) of the shell facing down. Brush legs with butter/oil and cook for 5 minutes, turning once, then cook for an additional 5 minutes.