crab legs Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular crab legs dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with crab legs
#1homestyle sauce
#2fish
#3garlic
69.28%
#4shrimp
37.04%
#5chicken
21.54%
#6snow crab
6.78%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve crab legs

1.9%

2,905 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online crab legs recipes

0.01%

96 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

crab legs Growth Over Time How crab legs has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.010.020.030.040.050.060.07
Year Over Year CRAB LEGS growth or decline vs one year ago
44.83%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of crab legs per consumer
1.79
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that crab legs represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of crab legs at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve crab legs

1.9%

2,905 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online crab legs recipes

0.01%

96 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for crab legs, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
25.08%
#2crabs
23.88%
#3crawfish
12.28%
#4shrimp
11.86%
#5snow crab
10.81%
#6salmon
9.76%
#7crab meat
4.33%
#8oysters
2%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1fish
#2crab meat
#3shrimp
37.04%
#4snow crab
6.78%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1oysters
55.51%
#2salmon
55.1%
#3crawfish
53.3%
#4crabs
20.27%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1steak
70.36%
#2chicken
29.64%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1chicken
21.54%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1steak
16.35%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1butter
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
66.14%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
69.28%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1homestyle sauce
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with crab legs, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1potatoes
37.86%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose crab legs compared to all other dishes
fitness
5.19%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with crab legs over time
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.5
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular crab legs dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve crab legs

1.9%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature crab legs

seafood restaurant

55%
crab legs Pricing Analysis Average price of crab legs across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$30.93$27.12$27.97$39.82$49.84AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular crab legs Dishes The most notable variations of crab legs served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Fried Snow Crab Legs Sauce&TossRichmondVirginia
#2 Wildcaught Snow Crab Legs Red LobsterSan AntonioTexas
#3 Snow Crab Leg Oceanic BoilNew YorkNew York
#4 Dungeness Crab Legs The Drunken CrabNorth HollywoodCalifornia
#5 Alaskan Red King Crab Legs Eddie Merlot'sLouisvilleKentucky
#6 Alaskan King Crab Legs Captain Porky'sWadsworthIllinois
#7 Can Eat Snow Crab Legs PJ Lobster HousePort JeffersonNew York
#8 Alaskan King Crab Leg Tracy's King Crab ShackJuneauAlaska
#9 King Crab Leg B&G OystersBostonMassachusetts
#10 Alaskan Snow Crab Legs Captain Porky'sWadsworthIllinois
Menu Items How many total instances of crab legs found in restaurants across the country
4,902
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of crab legs variations on a restaurant's menu
1.69

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online crab legs recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for crab legs
96
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use crab legs as an ingredient
82
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of crab legs recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

How To Steam King Crab Legs from Mom Always Finds Out

#2

Perfectly Steamed Wild-Caught Crab Legs In The Instant Pot from All The Nourishing Things

#3

Perfectly Baked Crab Legs with Spicy Garlic Butter from Forks 'n' Flip Flops

#4

King or Snow Crab Legs in the Crockpot from Just A Pinch Recipes

#5

Instant Pot Steamed Crab Legs from Recipes Simple

#6

Grilled Crab Legs from Genius Kitchen

#7

Charlize's Garlic Butter Crab Legs from Just A Pinch Recipes

#8

Baked King Crab Legs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce from Panlasang Pinoy

#9

Perfectly Baked Crab Legs with Spicy Garlic Butter from Forks 'n' Flip Flops

#10

Boiled Snow Crab Legs with Old Bay Seasoning from EnjoyYourCooking

#11

Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce from Allrecipes

#12

Instant Pot Steamed Crab Legs from Recipes Simple

#13

Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce from Allrecipes

#14

Crab Legs with Garlic Butter Sauce from Allrecipes

#15

Grilled Crab Legs from food.com