Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches

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Soft-Shell Crab SandwichesRecipe
Randy Mayor
4 servings


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4 jumbo soft-shell crabs, cleaned
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1 tablespoon butter
8 (1-ounce) slices French bread
12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum tomato
4 Bibb lettuce leaves


Rinse crabs; pat dry with paper towels.

Combine flour and Old Bay seasoning in a shallow dish. Dredge each crab in flour mixture.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until butter begins to brown. Add crabs; cook for 3 minutes, gently pressing body and legs against pan. Turn crabs; cook 3 minutes or until brown and cooked through. Drain on paper towels.

Spread 1 tablespoon Lemon Tartar Sauce over each of 4 bread slices. Top each with 1 crab, 3 tomato slices, and 1 lettuce leaf. Top each with 1 bread slice.

Created date

March 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fat 7.9 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 29.2 g
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 112 mg
Iron 2.9 mg
Sodium 981 mg
Calcium 211 mg