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Steamed Alaskan King Crab

Steamed Alaskan King Crab

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Yield: 4 servings


1-1/2 lbs King Crab Leg
melted Butter or Margarine
Spicy Tomato Relish
Shallot Cream Sauce


Cut king crab into serving sized pieces; steam on rack over 3/4 inch boiling water 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with melted butter, spicy tomato relish or shallot cream sauce.

Spicy Tomato Relish:

In food processor or blender finely chop 1/2 cup coarsely chopped tomato, 2 tablespoons catsup, 2 tablespoons each coarsely chopped celery and green pepper; 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped onion, 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped parsley, 1/8 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce and dash garlic salt. Do not purée mixture. Makes 3/4 cup.

Shallot Cream Sauce:

Sauté 3 tablespoons minced shallots or onion in 1 tablespoon butter or margarine until softened. Stir in 1 tablespoon flour and 1/8 teaspoon each crushed dill weed and pepper. Cook and stir about 1 minute. Blend in 1/2 cup dairy sour cream; salt to taste. Makes about 1/2 cup.

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