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Fried Soft Shell Crabs

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Ingredients
  Blue crabs 12 (Soft Shell)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Have your fish retailer dress the crabs for eating.
Rinse in cold water; drain.
Beat eggs, milk and salt until blended.
Stir together flour and crumbs.
Dip crabs into egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture.
Heat shortening (1/8 inch) in large skillet.
Turning crabs carefully, fry in shortening over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until brown.
If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 938 Calories from Fat 154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g20.2%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 773.4 mg257.8%

Sodium 3356.1 mg139.8%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.7 g2.8%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 167 g334.8%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 45%

Calcium 83.5% Iron 44.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fried Soft Shell Crabs Recipe