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Soft-Shell Crab

Soft-Shell Crab are crabs that have recently molted and have a soft and completely edible shell. They are considered a delicacy and are best when they are battered and fried.

Alternative Names

Peeler Crab

Categories

Crustacean, Shellfish

Origin

Gulf of Mexico

Flavor

Briny, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Crunchy, Firm

Prep Methods

Dredge/Bread

Cooking Method

Fry/Deep-fry, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

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