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How to make Portuguese style king crab legs (Pernas de Caranguejo).
Portuguese King Crab Legs Recipe
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How to make Portuguese style king crab legs (Pernas de Caranguejo).

Portuguese King Crab Legs Recipe

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1 pound king crab legs and claws1 stick butter4 garlic cloves chopped1 tablespoon “pimenta” hot pepper1-2 cups waterLemon wedges for garnish

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  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and keep it heated on low heat.
  • Set a steamer tray inside a large pot and pour enough water to reach an inch in the pot.
  • Bring this to a boil before laying the crab legs on the steamer.
  • Cover the crab legs with the chopped garlic and pimenta.
  • Now cover the pot and steam for 5 to 10 minutes on high.
  • Once they are done remove and place them on a serving platter.
  • Serve with the melted butter and lemon wedges on the side.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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