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    How To Clean Blue Crabs, BEFORE COOKING!

    While some people might prefer to clean the crab after cooking, I find cleaning it beforehand easier and better tasting when you actually sit down to eat. Cleaning it ahead of time allows you to remove the shell, guts, and gills from the crab and prevent any of their flavoring from getting into the meat. And removing everything out but the soft shells and meat lets the seasoning and ingredients added to the crab pot to sink in and cook together with the crab meat directly.

    1. Wear Gloves

    2. Rip Off the Shell

    3. Removing the Jaw and Gills

    4. Tearing off the Apron

    5. Wash Out the Guts

    6. Voila!

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