Recipe a Day for May: Fried Florida Soft-shell Blue Crab
|May 9, 2012||Posted by Sarah under Cooking, Recipes|
The recipe for today is fried blue crab. Yum! I like anything fried so this is right up my ally. Did you go to the Panacea Blue Crab Festival last weekend?
Fried Florida Soft-shell Blue Crab
- 12 medium Florida soft-shell blue crabs
- 2 Florida eggs, beaten
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
- 1/2 cup canola oil for frying
Rinse crabs under cold running water; pat dry with paper towels. In small bowl or pie plate, combine eggs, milk and salt. In a separate pie plate, combine flour, bread crumbs and seafood seasoning. Dip crabs in egg mixture; then roll in flour mixture. Heat the oil to 375 degrees F in a heavy saucepan. Cook crabs in a single layer for 4 minutes or until golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
Yield 6 servings
Nutritional Value Per Serving: Calories 334, Calories From Fat 188, Total Fat 21g, Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 109mg, Total Carbohydrates 22g, Protein 14g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.00g