*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        BEER BATTER SOFTSHELL CRABS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12                    Crabs, soft
   12       oz           Beer -- warm
    1 1/4   c            Flour
    2       ts           Salt
    1       t            Paprika
      1/2   ts           Baking powder
 
   Pour beer in mixing bowl, add flour then remainder of ingredients. Mix
   well. Prepare batter at least 1-1/2 hours before use as it will thicken
   standing. Dust crabs lightly in flour; dip singly in batter. Deep-fry at
   360 degrees for 2-5 minutes depending on size. Crabs should be golden
   brown. Drain and serve.
  
 
 
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