- One Soft Shell Crab
- 1 cup breading (Flour, House-Autry fish fry, panko, etc)
- 1 Egg
- Salt and pepper
- 1 tomato slice
- 1 leaf of lettuce
- Cocktail or horseradish sauce (optional)
- 1 Kaiser roll
Clean the soft shell crab by using scissors to cut out the gills, remove the
apron and remove the face.
Beat egg in a bowl until it is evenly mixed.
Dredge the crab in the egg until it is evenly coated.
Dredge the crab in the breading until it is covered, season with salt and pepper as desired.
Heat oil in fryer or pan to approx 375 degrees.
Place breaded crab in the hot oil and allow 3-4 minutes to cook, until golden brown.
Remove crab from fryer using tongs and pat dry with a paper towel to remove excess oil.
Place fried softshell, lettuce and tomato slice on bun.
Add tartar or cocktail sauce if desired.