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Grill ‘em up Blues

Florida Soft-Shell Blue Crabs

12 medium Florida soft-shell blue crabs
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup chopped Florida fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Florida lemon wedges

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Rinse crabs under cold running water. Place crabs in well-oiled, hinged wire grills. Combine remaining ingredients except lemon wedges and warm over medium heat in saucepan. Baste crabs with sauce. Place crabs on rack about 4 inches from moderately hot coals and cook for 8 minutes. Baste with sauce. Turn and cook 7 to 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned . Serve with lemon wedges.

Yield: 6 servings.

One serving (100 grams) contains: Calories: 80, Calories from Fat: 30, Total fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 335mg, Total Carbohydrate: 0g, Dietary Fiber: 0g, sugars: 1g, Protein: 9g, Vitamin A: 4%DV, Vitamin C: 10%DV, Calcium: 35%DV, Iron: 15% DV. (%DV means percentage of Daily Value)

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