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.