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Fried Softshell Crabs
  • 6 soft shell crabs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • shortening for frying
  • tartar sauce
Wash cleaned soft shell crabs. Dry well. Soak in milk seasoned with salt and pepper for 15 minutes; roll in flour. Heat shortening and fry crabs until crisp and brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with tartar sauce or on sandwich bread. Serves 3.
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