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Jan 5, 2007 08:32 PM

Alaskan giant crab legs

I've had Alaskan giant crab legs for the fist time last week in Chicago. Delicious!

Now my mom comes to town next month. As she really likes lobster I'm sure she'd love the giant crab legs. Can you get them in Manhattan anywhere? I don't want them as part of a dish, I just want them smack on a plate with melted butter to dip in.

Thanks for your help!


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  1. Best bang for the buck is to find a sale on king crab legs at a local market. Buy them frozen and steam heat them gently. On sale you can sometimes find them as low as $7 lb., less than 1/2 the regular market price, and 1/6 restaurant price. With snow and king crab legs they are always pre-cooked and frozen whether you buy them in a market or get them at a fancy restaurant.

    1. Costco carries the largest size available 6/9 (6-9 legs/10lbs), they average in price from $10.99-$12.99/lb depending on their mood. They come frozen cooked and sometimes their thawed out in the refrigerated seafood case.

      1. Francisco centro vasco on 23st has good king crab legs and reasonable priced.Best place to buy and cook it yourself will Lobster farm on grand street