Soft Shell Crab Deep Fried
8 soft shell crabs, thawed, cleaned
2 egg whites
1 cup plain flour
1 cup cornflour
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon white pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
vegetable oil, for deep frying
Heat oil in deep fryer to 180oC.
Place egg whites in a medium bowl and whisk until foamy. Dry the crabs with paper towel and toss with the egg whites until thoroughly coated.
In another bowl, whisk together flour, cornflour, salt, pepper, cayenne, coriander and turmeric.
Cover the crabs in the flour mixture and place into the hot oil. Fry, turning, until golden brown and crisp, about 4 minutes.
Remove from the oil and place onto a tray lined with paper towel. Serve.