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Blue crab

  • Recipe

    Simply Sautéed Soft-Shell Crabs

    A light coating of seasoned flour gives the crabs’ tender shells a little extra snap; boost the flavor with Old Bay, cayenne, or any other seasoning, if you like. You…

  • Moveable Feast

    Trout en Papillote with Blue Crab Butter

    Cooking fish en papillote—in parchment paper packets—yields moist, tender results with little fuss. The key is a folded seal on the paper packet so the steam can't escape while cooking.…

  • Recipe

    Deep-Fried Soft-Shell Crabs with Garlic and Black Pepper

    If soft-shell crabs can't be found, fish, large prawns (shrimp), squid, or crabs of the hard-shell variety can be used with this recipe.

  • Recipe

    Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches with Spicy Tartar Sauce

    Soft-shell crabs cook in minutes, are easier to eat than hard-shell crabs, and their sweet, briny flavor and crunchy-soft juicy texture can't be beat. Soft-shells are usually eaten whole, and they…

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