Chipotle Lime Crab

Servings 4
Prep Time


  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 tbsp grated lime peel
  • 2 tsp Urban™ Accents Mesa Rosa Chipotle Seasoning
  • 2 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 pounds king crab legs
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 300 F.
  2. In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat; let stand a few minutes, allowing milk solids to settle to the bottom. Skim foam from top. Pour off clear liquid (clarified butter); discard milk solids.
  3. Transfer clarified butter to bowl; stir in lime peel, chipotle seasoning, lime juice, Tabasco, salt and garlic.
  4. Split crab legs and remove meat; divide into 4 individual baking dishes. Spoon butter over crab.
  5. Bake until hot (10-12 minutes). Remove from oven; sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.