Mike Monahan of Monahan's Seafood in Ann Arbor, Michigan, explains how to prepare a soft shell crab for cooking.
Soft shell crabs are an absolute culinary delight. It is, however, important to cook them right, and even more important is to prepare them well for cooking. The crabs need to be clean and sans all hard bits, yet fleshy enough. You need to be careful when preparing soft shell crabs for cooking. Unsure about what to do? Let this video be your virtual guide.