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Fried Soft-Shell Crabs

Yield 4 servings


  • 8 dressed soft-shell crabs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Rinse crabs carefully; pat dry. Combine flour and salt; set aside. Combine egg and milk; beat well.

  2. Dredge crabs in flour. Dip coated crabs into milk mixture; dredge again in flour.

  3. Fry crabs in deep hot oil (370°) until golden brown; drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

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