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Grilled Soft Shell Crab

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 people


  • 6 Cameron’s Maryland soft shell crabs thawed
  • cup ¼olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ lemon juiced


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high with the lid down to keep in the heat.
  2. Brush each crab with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and a dash of lemon juice. Set the crabs on the grill and close the lid. Basting them with the remaining olive oil, cook the crabs for 4-5 minutes on each side depending on the size. The crabs should be orange and cooked through.
  3. Grilled soft shell crabs are very tasty and can act as the star in a wide-variety of dishes.