another fresh seafood idea
No matter where you live, you can cook and enjoy soft crabs in a variety of ways. They taste absolutely delicious sautéed, baked, broiled and grilled. For additional flavors, serve them stuffed or with sauces.
- 6 soft-shell crabs
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- freshly ground black pepper
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2/3 cup fresh bread crumbs
- oil for frying
Combine lemon juice and soy sauce. Brush on crabs. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Roll crabs in flour, dip in egg and coat lightly with crumbs. Deep-fry at 375 F until crisp and golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Serve with tartar sauce. Serves 3.
Contributed by Joyce Taylor