How to Cook Crab Legs

Discover how to cook crab legs perfectly, with whatever method you need!  Grilling, boiling, baking, air frying and more. 👇


Fill a large pot with enough water to cover the crab legs, add salt & other spices & bring to a boil. Add the crab legs & let them simmer for 4-6 mins.

Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker

Cook for 1 min at High Pressure with a quick release of steam.

Air Fryer

This method uses hot air to circulate & cook the food. Air fry for 5-8 mins at 370 degrees.


Place a steaming rack or basket over a pot of boiling water & place the crab legs on top. Cover & steam for 5-7 mins.


Perfect for true smoky flavor. Smoke at 225 degrees for 30-40 mins.

want to learn more?

want to learn more?