Garlic Roasted Crab Recipe

  • 4 - 5 cloves of garlic ( pounded with their skins on )
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 dungeness crabs ( cooked and cracked ) ** since we do not have dungeness crabs in the Philippines... you can substitute the dungeness with our very own alimango..
  • rock salt
  • coarsley cracked pepper corns
  • 3 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup parsley ( chopped fine )

Garlic Roasted Crab Recipe


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. In a large oven-proof pan ---Saute butter and olive oil. Add the garlic to the
  3. melted the butter and olive oil mixture. Add Set aside. 
  4. Prepare the crabs... break the crab legs from the body. Cut the crabs into 2 sections per crab. DO NOT remove the meat from the shell.
  5. Stir in crabs into the hot butter, garlic and olive oil mixture. Add salt, pepper and lemon to taste. Toss everything well.
  6. Bake the crabs for 6 minutes... Toss well again... to make sure all the crabs are coated with the butter/garlic mixture. Bake again for another 6 minutes until the garlic is brown.
  7. Remove from oven and toss parsley into the crab.
  8. Serve immediately.

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