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How to Shell Crab Legs

Let the Crab Ninja show you how easy it is to shell crab legs and crab claws in this video. Plus a sake steamed crab recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword kitchen hack, technique
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Shellfish
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Low-Carb, Pescatarian
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 89kcal


  • 10 snow crab legs
  • ¼ cup sake


  • Add the snow crab legs and sake to a large pot and cover with a tight fitting lid.
  • Turn the heat onto high and bring to a boil.
  • Turn the heat down to medium low and steam until the crab is warmed through (2-3 minutes).


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 85mg