Recipe: Maryland Fried Softshell Crabs
- 6 soft shell crabs
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 cup flour Shortening (for frying)
- Tartar sauce
- Wash cleaned soft shell crabs. Dry well. Soak in milk seasoned with salt and pepper for 15 minutes; roll in flour.
- Heat shortening and fry crabs until crisp and brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
- Serve with tartar sauce or on sandwich bread
Number of servings (yield): 3
Meal type: lunch
Culinary tradition: USA (General)