Fried Soft Shell Crabs Amandine Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Soft shell crabs12
 Paprika4 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Pepper3 Teaspoon
 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped shallots3 Tablespoon
 Chopped parsley3 Tablespoon
 Sherry3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Almond slivers3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 460 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.1%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 193.1 mg

Sodium 1269.8 mg52.9%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 35 g69.6%

Vitamin A 63.8% Vitamin C 30.1%

Calcium 21.3% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Clean crabs .
Dust crabs liberally with salt, pepper, and paprika.
Heat butter in skillet; add crabs, on backs, and sear.
Lower heat, turn crabs, add rest of ingredients, and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
Serve at once with crusty rolls and tossed salad.