Chilli & Garlic Butter Crab Claws

By Day Dreaming Foodie

This brilliantly simple recipe takes almost no time to prepare, meaning it’s perfect as a dinner party starter. You can pop into the kitchen and quickly make it, which means you won’t be leaving your guests alone for too long.


Serves 4

  • Approx. 32 crab claws
  • 9 cloves of garlic
  • 2 red chillies
  • 250g butter (use a good local one - I used Abernethy Butter)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced


1. Melt the butter over a low to medium heat.

2. Finely slice both the garlic & chilli. Add to the pan with the butter.

3. Cook for about 5 minutes on a low heat. Watch carefully as you don't want to burn the garlic.

4. Add the crab claws to the pan. Gently warm through.

5. Squeeze over the lemon juice.

6. Serve straight from the pan so everyone can dig in and help themselves.

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