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Grilled Soft-shell Crabs with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Active time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins

Serves: 8


  • 16 soft-shell crabs, dressed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Lime wedges
  • <p>Roasted Tomato Salsa</p>

How to Make It

  1. Heat grill to medium (350°F to 450°F). Pat crabs dry. Brush lightly with 2 tablespoons of the oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill, uncovered, until crabs are browned on one side, about 5 minutes. Turn crabs, brush lightly with remaining 2 tablespoons oil, and grill until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer crabs to a plate, and serve immediately with lime wedges and Roasted Tomato Salsa.