Fried Soft Shell Crabs

  • 6 soft shell crabs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon slices and chopped parsley

Remove the soft feelers under each side of the shell Remove eyes, mouth and sandbag under mouth Wash crabs well in cold water and dry on paper towels. Mix milk and egg and season with salt and pepper. Soak crabs In this mixture for 1 hour. Roll in flour and fry in deep fat fryer for 20 minutes or until reddish brown. Garnish with lemon slices and chopped parsley and serve with tartar sauce.

Serves 6

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