Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 12 soft-shell crabs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) lemony pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon (0.5 mL) garlic powder
How to cook Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs:
  • Well mix together vegetable oil, vinegar, salt, lemony pepper, lemon juice, tarragon and garlic powder.
  • Cover and refrigerate sauce for at least 8 hours.
  • Arrange crabs, back down, into a wire rack.
  • Barbecue crabs over hot coals for 10 minutes, brushing crabs often with sauce.
  • Turn crabs over barbecue for 10 minutes more, still brushing crabs often with sauce, until well done.

This recipe for Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs serves/makes: 6

The Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Crab (more Crab recipes)
Preparation Method: Barbecue (more Barbecue recipes)

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