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Mariner's Menu

Mariner's Menu

May 20, 2021 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea

Prepare Lime Mayonnaise and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika. Lightly dredge crabs in the mixture and gently shake off excess.

Heat oil in a large skillet to 350° F. Add butter and melt. Add lime juice and mix. Place crabs in a skillet, topsides down. Cook until reddish-brown for about 4 minutes. Gently turn crabs over and cook until done, about 4 more minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve with lime mayonnaise.

Lime Mayonnaise

In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lime juice, cayenne, salt and lime zest. Set aside for flavors to blend. Serve with cooked crabs.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor


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