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Florida Seafood Recipe

Hot Blue Riffs

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Ingredients  
12 medium soft-shell blue crabs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup milk
  vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
 
Preparation  
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 and crumbs. Dip crabs in egg mixture and roll in flour mixture. Pan Fried Place crabs in a heavy skillet which contains about 1/8 inch of oil, hot but not smoking. Fry at moderate heat. When crabs are brown on one side, turn carefully and brown the other side. Cooking time approximately 8-10 minutes. Drain on absorbent paper. Deep Fried Place crabs in a single layer in fry basket and cook in deep, hot oil at 375 degrees F for 4 minutes or until brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Yield
6 servings

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