Great Smoky Grilled Alaska King Crab

King crab legs & claws with lemon wedges on a long white platter

  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


  • 3 lbs Alaska King Crab Legs, thawed
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 tsp favorite Seafood Spice Blend
  • 2 large sheets heavy duty Aluminum Foil


Preheat grill to medium-high heat (450ºF). Blend olive oil and seasoning. Place crab legs on foil sheet and pour or brush oil blend onto legs. Lay second foil sheet over crab and thoroughly crimp edges to seal foil, leaving room for heat circulation inside.

To cook, slide foil bag onto heated grill and cook 3 to 4 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)