With the lent  in full swing now, here is a great recipe teaching you how to make some stuffed crabs.  So next time you go crabbing, try something different with your catch.

CAJUN FRESH STUFFED CRABS RECIPE

1 doz. fresh crabs

4 stalks celery, chopped

Oil

Pepperidge Farm Dressing

1 onion parsley

1/2 bell pepper

red pepper and salt to taste

4 cloves garlic

1 tsp. Kitchen Bouquet

1/2 tsp. black pepper

Boil crabs in black pepper seasoned water around 30 minutes.

Cool. Pry crabs open with a knife. Remove all white meat and

a little crab fat. Set aside.

Scrub shells in clean water. Drop in boiling water with a

pinch of soda for about 20 minutes. Cool shells before adding

stuffing.

Saute chopped onion, green pepper, garlic and celery in

Oil for about 5 minutes. Add crabmeat and brown. Add a

little butter, crab fat and water to moisten. Then add red

pepper, salt, Kitchen Bouquet (this will turn it slightly

brown). Cover and simmer 30 minutes (or until water is

absorbed). Mix with dry dressing and stuff the shells. Top with

bread crumbs. Bake 20-25 minutes in 350 degree oven. Can be

frozen but omit crumbs on top. You can also refrigerate over

night and then bake.

via CAJUN FRESH STUFFED CRABS RECIPE.

MMMMMMM.  Sounds great huh??  Well plan your trip, catch some crabs and then impress all your friends with your cooking!!!