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    Soft Shell Crabs

    Maryland Soft Shell crabs are versatile.  You can cook them in many ways, inlcuding fried and served on a sandwich roll.

    Soft Crabs are shipped frozen
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    Preparation
    Directions: Rinse soft shell crab well with cold water and dry. Using a fryer, heat oil to 365 degrees. Take a bowl and beat an egg with some milk. In another bowl, add pepper and salt with some flour. Lightly coat each crab, place into flour, back into egg, then flour again. Place each crab in the fryer and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until golden brown. Flip crab over and cook until golden brown on the other side. Excellent as a Maryland soft shell crab sandwich served with tartar sauce on a bun with lettuce and tomato.

    Quick Tips For Cooking:
    Our soft shell crab is first cleaned, packaged, flash-frozen and prepped for easy cooking once they are delivered. All you have to do is thaw them. It usually works best to place them in the refrigerator to allow them to thaw slowly overnight. The softcrab can then be prepared your favorite way by either baking, frying or you can even sautee in a pan.

    Facts:
    Soft crabs are usually harvested from the Chesapeake Bay and known to be a favored delicacy all across the country. A softshell crab is at its prime once the hard shell has molted. If harvested too late, the shell begins to harden, so there is a window of time to catch and prepare them for optimum consistency and flavor. This is how the crab becomes edible in its entirety. The crab season usually begins mid-late April and runs through early September. Crab Dynasty harvests and packages them so that you can enjoy soft shells year round. Soft shell crab prices tend to fluctuate based on supply and demand, so check back regularly for the best price on the Internet.