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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Fried Soft-shell Blue Crab

12 medium soft-shell blue crabs
2 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.

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

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