Cajun Soft-Shell Crabs Recipe

Summary

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Ingredients

 Margarine/Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1 Small, minced
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Minced parsley2 Tablespoon
 Red pepper flakes1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Whole wheat bread crumbs2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Soft-shell crabs8 , cleaned
 Canola oil2 Tablespoon (For Brushing Skewers, Grid, And Crabs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1768 Calories from Fat 755

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131.3%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 530.3 mg

Sodium 2225.4 mg92.7%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g70.1%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 145 g290.1%

Vitamin A 120.8% Vitamin C 130.4%

Calcium 71.8% Iron 45.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Melt margarine in a frying pan over medium heat.
Saute onion and garlic, stirring occasionally.
Mix parsley, pepper, and chili powder.
Mix in bread crumbs and continue cooking until crumbs are slightly toasted, about 3 to 5 minutes.
Thread crabs crosswise onto skewers.
Brush with oil.
Preheat the grill.
Set skewers on grid over ashen coals.
Grill for 6 minutes, turning once.
Crabs will turn a reddish color when done.
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