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Mayhaw Man

Soft Shell Crab

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1 hour ago, kayb said:

 

I have occasionally gotten one that had a new "shell" that had gone what I considered to be a step too far...unpleasantly chewy. But a GOOD soft-shell, while there's a slight texture difference what would have become the shell and the inner meat, it's about like the difference in texture in the skin and the interior of a grape or a peach. (Minus the peach fuzz,  of course.)

I have had a similar experience. I think they were left undiscovered in the tank for too long after shedding (paper shells), but taken anyway. Like @kaybsays, they taste too good to waste, but not the great experience they should be.


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