Food & Wine
October 17, 2011

Turn the crab upside down. With scissors, cut off the face. Remove the brain sac from behind the eyes.

  • Lift up the "apron" from the abdomen of the crab and cut it off where it joins the body. 
  • Turn the crabs right side up and lift each flap where the shell comes to a point; pull or scrape off the spongy gills.

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