Smoked King Crab Recipe

Smoked King Crab Recipe

For a quick and easy meal that will impress your lady, make these buttery Crab Legs. It’s a fancy feast that will definitely impress her savory palette.


1 ½ pounds King Crab

½ Stick Butter

1 Tsp chili powder

1 Tsp lobster base (better than bouillon)

1 Tsp garlic powder

1 Tsp onion powder

1 Tsp cayenne pepper

Smoker Settings:

Wood: Cherry

Temperature: 256ºF

Smoke Timer: 25 minutes

Timer: 25 minutes


Set smoker to above settings.

Set crab onto a cutting board and using a saucepan melt ½ stick of butter. Add 1 tsp. lobster base in the butter and stir.

Using a baster; baste each crab leg in butter.

In an empty spice container add in chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Season each crab leg using these ingredients and place into the smoker.

After 10 minutes have went by; baste each crab leg again in the butter sauce.

After 25 minutes pull out of the smoker and enjoy!

Recipe by: Moody Foodie Tulsa