Fried Soft Shell Crabs2005-05-04
- Course: Main Dishes
- Yield : 6
- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 5m
- Ready In : 10m
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This is one of my mom’s favorite dishes.
- 2 cups flour (1 cup flour and I cup cornmeal optional)
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 dozen soft shell crabs
- bread or cracker crumbs (optional)
- salt & black pepper
- canola oil
Make flour mixture: mix flour and baking powder
Make egg mixture: mix eggs and milk
Season whole crab with salt & pepper. Double dip crab in egg mixture, then flour mixture.
Place crab gently in oil (either pan fry or deep fat fry) for about 5 minutes or until brown.