Soft Shell Crab Po Boys

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by gailanng

Oh boy, po boys! Serve with an ice-cold Barq's root beer in a large frosty beer mug. Make sure you clean your crabs properly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In one bowl, beat together the eggs and milk.
  2. In another bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.
  3. Season the cleaned crabs with salt and a generous amount of pepper.
  4. Dip crabs thoroughly in the egg mixture, then in the flour mixture. Set aside.
  5. Pour vegetable oil into a fry pan to about 1" deep. Heat to very hot.
  6. Cook crabs until golden brown, turning once, about 4-5 minutes on each side. Drain on paper toweling.
  7. Cut the toasted French bread into four pieces. Dress the bread of each sandwich with mayonnaise, lettuce and a couple slices of tomatoes. Place the two crabs inside each sandwich and season with a dash or two of hot sauce.

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