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Chesapeake Bay Fried Soft Shell Crabs

Ingredients

12 soft shell crabs, cleaned
1 cup flour
2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp old bay seasoning
1/2 tsp baking powder
canola oil for frying
  • Mix together the flour, salt, pepper, old bay and baking powder.
  • Dredge crabs in the flour mixture to coat well.
  • In a large frying pan, heat about 1/2 inch of oil to 375 degrees.
  • Add the crabs and turn heat down to 350.
  • Cook crabs until browned, about 4-5 minutes on each side.

Servings

12

Prep

15 min

Cook

25 min

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Skill Level

Easy