Easy and Delicious Drunken Alaskan King Crab Legs

Elegant enough for any special occasion but easy enough to make in a flash, these intensely flavorful, rich and buttery Alaskan King Crab Legs delivered to your door by Bolton foods holds up well against the crisp background of your favorite white wine. Indulgent yet light and fresh this recipe is not only the easy way to impress your guests it’s the perfect anytime meal when the craving for delicious seafood strikes!


  1. 3lbs Alaskan King Crab Meat, Thawed and Cut into Sections
  2. 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  3. 3 Tablespoon Butter
  4. 1 Cup White Wine
  5. 4 Cloves of Garlic, Minced
  6. 1 Shallot Minced
  7. 1 Bay Leaf
  8. 1 Lemon, Zested and Sliced into wedges
  9. 1⁄2 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning or Salt and Red Pepper Flakes


In an extra large heavy bottomed pot melt butter with olive oil on medium heat, add minced garlic and shallots and cook until tender and slightly caramelized. Next, add and combine white wine, lemon wedges, bay leaf and spice to the large pot and let simmer slightly on medium high heat for 3-4 minutes. Turning the pot to medium low heat, add Alaskan King Crab Legs and cover for 10 minutes, turning occasionally to baste. Remove and transfer to serving platter spooning broth and lemon wedges, top with optional additional melted butter and lemon zest and serve alongside fresh bakery rolls and seasonal herb salad! Enjoy !