Fried Soft Shell Crabs
|Blue crabs||12 (Soft Shell)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dry bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
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.
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