Lightly Seasoned Grilled Soft-Shell Crabs
- 12 soft-shell crabs, cleaned
- ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon light soy sauce
- ¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
Place crabs in well-greased hinged wire grills. combine remaining ingredients. Baste crabs with sauce. Cook about 4 inches from moderately hot coals for 6 to 8 minutes, until lightly browned. Turn and cook 6 to 8 minutes longer, until browned.
Contributed by Joyce Taylor From: No-Salt Seafood: All the Flavor Without the Salt
DID YOU KNOW?
When the blue crab molts, the soft shell may take 2-3 hours before hardening.