“Fresh crabs are very common on the Gulf Coast. From the Creole chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash crabs; drop head first into rapidly boiling salted water and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain water and open crabs; clean and reserve yellow fat.
  3. Pour lemon juice over crab meat.
  4. Melt butter and crab fat in a frying pan; add crab meat, seasonings and chopped pepper.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes.

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