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How to Clean Soft Shell-Crab

Learn how to clean a soft-shell crab in four easy steps.

Length: 1:56
Produced By: Sarah Breckenridge

It’s a sure sign of spring when you start to see soft-shell crab in the market. In this video, you’ll learn how to clean soft-shell crab to get it ready for broiling, frying, or grilling. For more information, read our write-up on how to choose, prep, and store soft-shell crabs. Or, check out our Test Kitchen blog for step-by-step photos of this process.

Videography by: Gary Junken, editing by: Mike Dobsevage

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