King Crab Legs vs. Snow Crab Legs - Fresh Dish Post from Price Chopper

King Crab Legs vs. Snow Crab Legs

November 1st 2019

King Crab Legs vs. Snow Crab Legs

Unfamiliar with the taste of crab? Your favorite may be one of the two most popular types of crab: King and Snow. The two differ in texture, flavor and appearance but are both equally delicious.

The facts about Snow Crab Legs

  • Snow Crab Legs are easier to handle than King Crab Legs; its smooth shell is easy to break and maneuver.
  • Its flavor is sweet, mild and delicate.
  • There are generally four or more legs on each section.
  • Snow Crab Legs are very abundant and easily accessible.
  • It takes more Snow Crab Legs to equal the meat in King Crab Legs.
  • You can manage to retrieve meat from this crab by hand.

The facts about King Crab Legs

  • King Crab Legs have a spiny, prickly shell and can be tricky to handle. Be careful when eating!
  • Its meat is very firm and holds together as one piece when removed from its shell.
  • King Crab is generally served in single legs servings -legs can grow up to 5 feet in length!
  • King Crab Legs is typically more expensive than Snow Crab Legs.
  • You’ll need seafood crackers to retrieve meat from this crab.

With that said, which would you choose?


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