Soft Shell Crab Po Boys Recipe

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Soft Shell Crab Po Boys
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  1. In one bowl, beat together the eggs and milk.
  2. In another bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.
  3. Season the cleaned crabs with salt and a generous amount of pepper.
  4. Dip crabs thoroughly in the egg mixture, then in the flour mixture. Set aside.
  5. Pour vegetable oil into a fry pan to about 1 deep. Heat to very hot.
  6. Cook crabs until golden brown, turning once, about 4-5 minutes on each side. Drain on paper toweling.
  7. Cut the toasted French bread into four pieces. Dress the bread of each sandwich with mayonnaise, lettuce and a couple slices of tomatoes. Place the two crabs inside each sandwich and season with a dash or two of hot sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 534.71 Kcal (2239 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.82g 26%
Cholesterol 76.85mg 26%
Sodium 4650.8mg 194%
Potassium 1453.15mg 31%
Total Carbs 76.3g 25%
Sugars 3.45g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4.54g 18%
Protein 23.84g 48%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Iron 10.4mg 58%
Calcium 509.2mg 51%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 60.22 Kcal (252 kJ)
Calories from fat 17.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.89g 26%
Cholesterol 8.65mg 26%
Sodium 523.8mg 194%
Potassium 163.66mg 31%
Total Carbs 8.59g 25%
Sugars 0.39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 18%
Protein 2.69g 48%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.2mg 58%
Calcium 57.3mg 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.3
  • 14

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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