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McCormick & Schmick's Serves Up 'Deadly' King Crab

Crab Legs Sourced From Vessel on 'Deadliest Catch' TV Show

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    McCormick & Schmick's Serves Up 'Deadly' King Crab
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    The average Alaska King Crab ranges from six to 10 pounds, and can grow up to 15 pounds in size. That's a lot of lemon and butter!

    Chicago-area McCormick & Schmick's are now offering a dish featured on the popular Discovery Channel show "Deadliest Catch." Wild Alaska King Crab is now on the menu at all of the area seafood restaurants, but it's not just any crab. Company officials say it's sourced from the boat Early Dawn from the TV show. The show features fishermen who work the risky and dramatic king crabbing season in Alaska. The average Alaska King Crab ranges from six to 10 pounds, and can grow up to 15 pounds in size. The white meat inside the crabs is sweet with a mild flavor and tender texture. McCormick & Schmick's will offer the crab legs steamed with drawn butter and lemon. If you're planning on trying it out, don't put it off. The fishing guidelines for Alaska King Crab is very strict, and the harvesting season is short. Click here for a list of the six local locations.