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Basic Grilled Soft-Shell Crabs

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • Soft-shell crabs; thawed in
  • -frozen
  • Basting sauce; (recipes
  • -below)


Crabs should be liberally and often basted with sauce while grilling over
low heat about 12 inches from coals. Grill about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

Barbecue Sauce: Add oil to a favorite barbecue sauce ( 1 part sauce to 2
parts oil)

White Wine Marinade: Combine 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon chopped
fresh basil, and 1 teaspoon lemon pepper. Slowly add 3/4 cup dry white wine
and beat with a whisk to combine. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes,
or up to several hours in the refrigerator, for the flavors to blend.

Seafood Baste: Mix together 1/2 cup melted butter, 3 tablespoons lemon
juice, 2 tablespoons minced parsley, and 1/2 tablespoon grated lemon rind.

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