Preparation and cooking time

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Number of servings: 4


1kg fresh king crab legs

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/4 cup hazelnuts

1/4 cup thinly grated Parmesan cheese

3 cloves of garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Step 1: Prepare the king crab legs

Rinse the king crab legs with cold water and pat dry.

Cut the king crab legs into pieces about 15-20cm long.

Place the king crab legs in a large bowl, drizzle olive oil on top and mix well.

Step 2: Grill the king crab legs

Place the king crab legs on a grill pan and grill for about 8-10 minutes, turning over on the pan to grill both sides evenly.

When the king crab legs turn pinkish-red and the crab meat becomes tender, you can remove them from the oven.

Step 3: Prepare the Pesto sauce

Place the basil leaves, parsley leaves, garlic, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, grated Parmesan cheese, salt, and black pepper in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Then pour olive oil into the blender, and blend again until the Pesto sauce has a medium-thick consistency.

Step 4: Combine and garnish

When the grilled king crab legs are cooked to your liking, place them on a plate and drizzle the Pesto sauce on top.

Garnish the plate with fresh parsley and basil leaves to enhance the fresh flavor of the dish.

Grilled king crab legs with Pesto sauce are a unique and delicious dish, with a rich and flavorful taste. You can customize your own Pesto sauce by adding or subtracting some ingredients to suit your family's taste. Additionally, to enhance the flavor of the dish, you can add a bit of chili sauce to the Pesto sauce.

King crab legs are a high-nutrient and protein-rich seafood, along with a distinctive flavor and firm, delicious crab meat. When grilled with Pesto sauce, the dish becomes even more unique and enticing.

To enjoy this dish, you can serve it with lettuce, tomato, and lemon to create a refreshing feeling for the dish. Grilled king crab legs with Pesto sauce are also suitable for festive occasions, parties, or even everyday family meals.

Try making this dish at home and enjoy a delicious dinner with your family and friends!