Garlicky Stuff Shelled Crabs

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Kizzikate

When the season is right, blue crabs shed their hard shell. These soft shell crabs are a Southern delicacy,!! Just make sure to buy only the active, waving crabs. Have them cleaned when you purchase them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season the crabs with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Dip the crab into flour, dredge well on both sides. Shake off any excess flour.
  3. Heat a medium skillet over high heat. Reduce heat to medium high.
  4. Melt butter in skillet. Add garlic, saute 1 minute, being careful not to burn.
  5. Place crabs into hot butter. Cook 4-6 minutes. Turn; cook another 4-6 minutes. Crabs will be golden brown and crispy.
  6. Remove crabs to plates.
  7. Saute the green onion in pan for 1 minute more. Pour this sauce over the crabs & serve.

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