Remove cakes from vacuum pouch and place on a plate. Put plate in refrigerator and allow cakes to thaw for 1 hour before cooking. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of oil or margarine. Place cakes in pan and allow to cook for 6 minutes on each side or until the outside of the cakes is golden brown and the inside is hot.
Alternative Method - Remove cakes from vacuum pouch. While still frozen, place cakes on an oiled sheet pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 12 minutes on 1 side. Turn cakes and cook for an additional 8 minutes or until cakes are golden brown and hot on the inside.
Preparing Snow Crab Claws
Ready to eat style: Serve chilled with seafood sauce and lemon arranged neatly on a platter.
To charcoal or oven broil: Baste thawed claws with butter, and sprinkle with paprika and broil.
To pan fry: Sauté claws in butter and cook on enough to heat.
To deep fry: Apply breading or batter to claws, dip to shell sections and deep fry until golden brown.