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Fried Crab Claws

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Learn how to cook those crab claws easily with deliciously. This easy to follow video shows you how to cook crab claws with eggs. Flavored with creole seasoning, lemon juice, horseradish and ketchup, this crab claws recipe is simple and can be served with mashed potatoes and a side salad.
  Crab claws 1 Pound
  Fish and shrimp fry 1 Pound (Subsititue With Cornflour)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Creole seasoning To Taste (Tonys)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 2 Tablespoon
  Prepared horseradish 1 Tablespoon
  Canola oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Frying)

Start by pouring about 2 inches of oil in a heavy bottom saucepan or use an electric fryer.

Pour the Fish Fry, flour, and Tony’s into a large mixing bowl. Stir well.

In a smaller mixing bowl, crack to egg and add milk and 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice. Mix well.

Heat oil on a medium heat (#6).

Put several crab claws in the egg wash to coat. Then, toss crab claws into the Fish Fry mixture and coat well. Place on a clean platter. Repeat until all crab claws are battered.

Place crab claws in the fryer - maybe a dozen at a time. They only need to fry about 2 minutes or less. Really quick.

Move to a drain on paper towels.

Make Cocktail Sauce with one cup ketchup and 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish and a squeeze of lemon or lime.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1076 Calories from Fat 532

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.4%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.5%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 238.6 mg79.5%

Sodium 689.6 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 34 g67.7%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 3.5%

Calcium 17% Iron 28.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Crab Claws Recipe Video