Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs

Barbecued Soft-Shell Crabs

Servings: 6
Ingredients Preparation

1 cup [250 mL] vegetable oil
2 tablespoons [30 mL] vinegar
1 teaspoon [5 mL] salt
1 teaspoon [5 mL] lemon pepper
1 teaspoon [5 mL] lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] tarragon
1/8 teaspoon [0.5 mL] garlic powder
12 soft-shell crabs



Well mix together vegetable oil, vinegar, salt, lemon pepper, lemon juice, tarragon and garlic powder.
Cover and refrigerate sauce for at least 8 hours.
Preheat barbecue until hot.
Arrange crabs, back down, onto a wire rack.
Barbecue crabs over hot charcoals for 10 minutes, brushing crabs often with sauce.
Turn crabs over; barbecue for 10 minutes more, still brushing crabs often with sauce, until well done.