Serves 4


  • 4 jumbo soft-shell crabs, cleaned
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup Sea Eagle Market Tartar Sauce
  • 8 slices of your choice of bread
  • 12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum tomato
  • 4 Bibb lettuce leaves


  1. Rinse crabs; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine flour and Old Bay seasoning in a shallow dish. Dredge each crab in flour mixture.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until butter begins to brown. Add crabs; cook for 3 minutes, gently pressing body and legs against pan. Turn crabs; cook 3 minutes or until brown and cooked through. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Spread 1 tablespoon Tartar Sauce over each of 4 bread slices.  Top each with 1 crab, 3 tomato slices, and 1 lettuce leaf. Top each with 1 bread slice.

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Soft Shell Crab Sandwiches