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instant pot crab legs on white plate with lemon wedges

The Best Instant Pot Snow Crab Legs

5-minute, succulent, fast, and enjoyable instant pot crab legs with an irresistible butter garlic sauce. Perfect for the summer outings!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 76kcal


  • Instant Pot


Crab Legs

  • 2 Lbs. Frozen Snow Crab Legs Clusters
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning

Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

  • 4 tablespoon Unsalted Butter melted
  • 2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt we used kosher salt in this recipe
  • ½ tablespoon Lemon Juice from fresh lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley Flakes


Cooking Snow Crab Legs In The Instant Pot

  • In the instant pot, place the snow crab legs, add the water, then top with the old bay seasoning.
    snow crab legs in instant pot
  • Cover with the instant pot lid, turn the knob to sealing. Select the pressure cook button, adjust timer to 5 minuts to start cooking.
    Quick release and remove the crab legs from the instant pot and serve with dipping sauce.
    instant pot crab legs on white plate with lemon wedges

Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt the butter.
    parsley and butter in glass bowl
  • Add the garlic powder, salt, lemon juice, and parsley flakes. Whisk to well combine.
    Enjoy with Crab Legs.
    stirring garlic butter sauce


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*** Calories are estimated per serving


Serving: 6People | Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 24mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg