Sauteed Soft-Shell Crabs With Garlic Butter

Emeril's recipe.

Ready In:
42mins
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ingredients

  • 3 soft-shell crabs, cleaned and patted dry
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 12 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 chives, blades chopped

directions

  • Season crabs with salt and pepper and dredge in the flour, shaking off excess. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, add the oil and saute the crabs until soft, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove the crabs and set aside. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Then add the capers and white wine. Cook until wine has reduced to about 1/2. Swirl in the butter and the chopped chives. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer crabs to a plate, spoon sauce over the crabs.
  • Emeril garnishes with a dusting of Emerile Essence.
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