The Best Sides to Eat With Your Alaskan King Crab Legs Potatoes. Whether roasted, baked, mashed or fried, potatoes are a classic go-to side with crab legs . Corn on the Cob. And speaking of butter, we can ‘t forget the most commonly seen side with crab legs : corn on the cob. Coleslaw. Cornbread. Steamed artichokes. Salad. Roasted Vegetables. Steak.
Here are a handful of the best crab side dishes: Steamed Artichokes with Garlic and Butter. Cottage-Cut French Fries. Roasted Brussels Sprouts. Lemon and Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce. Brandy-Infused Mayonnaise Dip. Twice-Baked Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Zucchini, Onion and Corn Hash. Almond Caesar Salad.
5 Best Side Dishes to Serve with Fish Grilled or Steamed Vegetables. Flakier fish like fluke, tilapia and flounder cook best on the grill or in the oven when they are wrapped in foil. Potatoes. Potatoes always make a great side dish no matter how you prepare them—roasted, fried, or mashed. Pasta. Salad.
Crab legs are expensive because they really do come from crabs . Fresh crab is expensive because of supply and demand, and because it’s inconvenient to catch, ship, stock, store, and sell, and it’s perishable, and subject to more government regulations.
You can figure 1 pound of crab legs per person. If you’re doing surf and turf, allow for ½ pound per person.
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For people who really enjoy crab, 1.5 to 2 pounds of king crab per person should suffice. This number could be reduced to 1 pound per person if other dishes are being served, or guests have smaller appetites.
Grilled or Sautéed Vegetables Vegetables are a great pairing with seafood because they’re a light, healthy option that have a whole host of nutritional benefits. In the summer, try grilling veggies such as zucchini , asparagus , bell peppers and eggplant.
Often, corn on the cob gets boiled with the shrimp , but we like the upgrade of Grilled and Dilled Corn on the Cob—an elevated, herby take on Mexican elote. Step up the potato game with Baby Potatoes with Arugula Pesto. You can make them ahead and serve cold—offering a cooling break from the spicy cocktail sauce.
13 Best Side Dishes for Shrimp Roquefort Par Salad . “This is the best salad I’ve ever eaten and I make it all the time. Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan . Amish Macaroni Salad . Pesto Zoodles. Good for You Greek Salad . Muffin Tin Potatoes Gratin. Fresh Broccoli Salad .
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Approx. 2 clusters per lb . Approx.