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Hard Shelled Or Abs For The Freezer

  Hard shelled crabs 1 Pound
  Salt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Boiled in salt water)
  Water 1 Gallon

Clean the crabs.
Combine the salt and water in a large kettle and bring to a boil.
Drop the crabs in the boiling solution and boil for about 20 minutes.
Cool thoroughly.
Remove the edible meat, keeping the body and claw meat separate, if desired, for packaging.
Pack in freezer cartons to within 1/2 inch of the top.
Seal according to package directions and freeze.
Crabs should be used within 4 months after freezing.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 395 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 353.8 mg117.9%

Sodium 1344.4 mg56%

Total Carbohydrates 0.18 g0.06%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 82 g163.8%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 22.7%

Calcium 40.4% Iron 18.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hard Shelled Or Abs For The Freezer Recipe