There are several ways to cook crab legs, depending on your preference. Here are some options!

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– 2-3 pounds snow crab legs  – Old Bay Seasoning Used in the boil method. – Salt to taste Used in the boil method.


Boiling: Fill a pot with enough water to cover the crab legs, add salt & other spices. Bring to a boil. Add the crab legs, 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 as directed below.


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

Explore all ways to cook Crab Legs below