How to Eat Crab Legs

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How do I break the shell of crab legs?

How to Eat Crab Legs

King crab is usually served within its own natural shell. People use nut crackers, knives, and even hammers to break the shell. Using a fork is sometimes the best. By inserting one fork tong into the end of the crab leg, bending the top three fork tongs downward to break the shell, then moving the fork forward along your cut and continuing the same strategy works okay. Be careful of a broken shell.



11/18/2006 4:21:15 PM
PJ said:

Great tip

4/10/2007 11:58:39 PM
Arlene said:

Ahhh... so THAT's how you do it. Thanks, I was getting tired of the weird looks and offers of help when I just pick out the meat with my fork. Why didn't they just say so?


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