Big John's N'awlins Crab

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Big John

I love soft shell crab and am trying to come up with some recipes for it. This is the first.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor, chop basil, garlic and walnuts.
  2. With it running, slowly add olive oil in a steady stream.
  3. Add cheeses, salt and pepper and pulse the mixer a couple times.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Dredge the crabs in butter and place in a hot skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add about 1/3 of the butter and sauté crabs about 2- 3 minutes per side.
  7. Season to taste with cajon seasoning while sautéing.
  8. Remove the crabs and place on warm platter, add all ingredients for Bordelaise together, including remaining butter and with the exception of the parsley, sauté 3-4 minutes, remove from heat and add parsley.
  9. Lay slices of french bread on the plates, cover with Bordelaise, add crabs, top with pesto and sprinkle with cajon seasoning.

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