Fried Soft-Shell Crabs
Prepare crabs by removing apron from under side. Lift up the
points of the shell. Remove all the soft, spongy portions of crab which are
exposed. With a sharp knife, cut off entire front portion of body which
contains the viscera, Wash thoroughly. Sprinkle crabs with salt and
pepper. Dip in slightly beaten egg. Roll in crumbs. Fry in deep fat
(385 degrees F.) until well browned. Drain on crumpled absorbent paper.
Serve at once.