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Broiled Soft Shelled Crabs

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Ingredients
  Shelled crabs 12 (Dressed For Cooking)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Dredging)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Dredge the crabs lightly with flour. Arrange them in a flat broiling dish or on a broiling rack.
2. Cream the butter with the parsley, chives, paprika and salt and dot the crabs with the mixture.
3. Broil the crabs about three inches from the source of heat in a preheated broiler five to eight minutes. Baste often and turn once during cooking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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