Deep Fried Crab Legs


    • 3 Alaskan King Crab Legs
    • 2 Eggs
    • 2 tbsp Water
    • 3/4 cup Flour
    • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
    • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 1/4 Pepper
    • 1 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning divided
    • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper divided
    • 3/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs


    • Use scissors/crackers to cut breakdown crab legs and remove meat. Set aside.
    • Discard shells.
    • In a shallow dish, beat eggs and water until blended. Set aside.
    • In a shallow bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon Old Bay and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
    • Whisk to combine and set aside.
  • In another shallow bowl, whisk together panko, remaining Old Bay seasoning and remaining cayenne pepper. Set aside.
  • Dredge meat in flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess.
  • Dip in egg wash on both sides and allow excess to drip off.
  • Dip in breadcrumb mixture on both sides and press gently to get breading to stick.
  • Fry in 350-375 oil for turning periodically until breading is golden brown (about 4 minutes).
  • Place on paper towel lined plate to drain.