Keto Air Fryer Crab Legs

Recipe Features

Click to : Print · Distraction Free Cooking · Rate & Save your Recipes

RatingDifficultyBeginner

These crab legs are not only carb-free, but they're also packed with good fats, nutrients, and minerals. They're keto friendly and you can make them in your air fryer in just a few minutes. Perfect for a quick, simple yet delicious meal.

Keto Air Fryer Crab Legs

ShareTweetSaveShareBigOven
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 4 crab Leg clusters
 ¼ cup unsalted butter
 2 garlic cloves minced or pressed
 ½ tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
 ¼ tsp sea salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper
1

In a large bowl, drizzle 2 tablespoons butter over crab legs. Place crab legs into the air fryer basket.

2

Adjust the temperature to 400°F and set the timer for 15 minutes.

3

Shake the air fryer basket to toss the crab legs halfway through the cooking time.

4

In a medium saucepan melt remaining butter and add minced garlic cloves, salt, and black pepper. Stir 30 seconds until fragrant then remove from heat. Off the heat, squeeze in lemon juice.

5

To serve, crack open crab legs and remove meat. Dip in lemon butter.

Recipe nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.6g9%
Sodium 756mg32%
Total Carbohydrate 0.4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 15.27g31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 4 crab Leg clusters
 ¼ cup unsalted butter
 2 garlic cloves minced or pressed
 ½ tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
 ¼ tsp sea salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper

Directions

1

In a large bowl, drizzle 2 tablespoons butter over crab legs. Place crab legs into the air fryer basket.

2

Adjust the temperature to 400°F and set the timer for 15 minutes.

3

Shake the air fryer basket to toss the crab legs halfway through the cooking time.

4

In a medium saucepan melt remaining butter and add minced garlic cloves, salt, and black pepper. Stir 30 seconds until fragrant then remove from heat. Off the heat, squeeze in lemon juice.

5

To serve, crack open crab legs and remove meat. Dip in lemon butter.

Keto Air Fryer Crab Legs