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Tyler Creek Grilled Softshell Crabs
- 12 prime softshell crabs
- 1 cup salad oil
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 6 teaspoons fresh tarragon leaves
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 3 cloves chopped garlic
Mix marinade ingredients together. Let stand several hours at room temperature to let flavors blend before using. Makes 1 cup marinade.
Liberally baste bottom sides of crabs with marinade and carefully place, bottom side down, on barbecue grill. Cook over a slow fire at least 12 inches from coals for 5 minutes.
Liberally baste tops of crabs with marinade, turn carefully, and grill 5 minutes more.