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Breaded Soft Shelled Crabs

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Ingredients
  Fine bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Soft shelled crabs 8
Directions

To prepare breading, mix bread crumbs with oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper.
Spread on a flat dish.
Set aside.
Combine melted butter and olive oil and pour into a shallow bowl.
Reserve.
Roll crabs in melted butter and then dust generously in bread crumbs, patting crumbs so they stick securely to the crabs.
Preheat stovetop grill.
Cook crabs over medium-high heat for about 4 to 5 minutes, turning once.
Crabs are cooked when the color changes from bluish to a reddish hue and they become slightly firm to the touch.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1343 Calories from Fat 587

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.9%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 594.9 mg198.3%

Sodium 3108.1 mg129.5%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 131 g262.1%

Vitamin A 49.1% Vitamin C 71.9%

Calcium 86.2% Iron 63.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Breaded Soft Shelled Crabs Recipe