Sauteed King Crab in White Wine

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 24 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 14 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 pounds cooked king crab legs, cut into 6-inch pieces

1/4 cup chopped scallions

1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 1/2 cups white wine

1 lemon, juiced

1 lime, juiced

4 tablespoons butter

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the crab legs and cook for 2 minutes. Add the scallions, parsley, red pepper flakes, and wine and cook until the wine has reduced by 1/3, about 6 to 8 minutes. Add the lemon and lime juices and cook for another 2 minutes. Stir in the butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, to thicken the sauce. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.