Grilled Soft-Shell Crabs

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Lemon Butter Sauce:
  • 1 pound butter
  • 8 to 10 lemons, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Salt
  • 6 to 8 soft-shell crabs
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese
Directions
  • Lemon Butter Sauce: Add lemon juice and other seasonings. Seasonings may be adjusted for personal taste. Allow to simmer for about 20 minutes.

  • Clean crabs by removing gills and cutting off the eyes and mouth.

  • Place crabs on pan or aluminum foil. Place on grill over a low fire. Baste the crabs with the Lemon Butter sauce. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side. Continue to baste during cooking. Before serving, top each crab with a slice of tomato and a small amount of mozzarella cheese. Allow cheese to melt. Remove from grill. Serve immediately.


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