Calvert Manor Frog's Legs

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READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by mollypaul

Only the hind legs of the frog are eaten. An epicurean dish from the Southern chapter of the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 frog's legs
  • 12 cup lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup cracker, finely crushed
  • oil (for frying)


  1. Boil water in a large saucepan; add salt and lemon juice.
  2. Skin the legs and scald for about two minutes; remove and dry.
  3. Season with salt and pepper; dip in beaten egg followed by cracker crumbs.
  4. Heat oil to 380°F and deep fat fry for three minutes.
  5. Serve while hot.

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