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Softshell Crab


This is a quick and easy way to prepare an unforgettable meal. These soft-shell crabs get grill while being brushed with a fantastic sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 4 to 6


  • 12 soft-shell crabs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon tarragon leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


Preheat grill. In a small bowl combine all ingredients except the crabs. Mix well and brush over the bottom of crabs. Place crabs over medium fire and baste the topside. Grill for about 5 minutes per side.
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