Stuffed Soft Shell Crabs Posted in Crab Print Recipe Stuffed Soft Shell Crabs Servings: 6 Ingredients12 medium Maryland soft shell crabs cleaned1 lb Maryland backfin crabmeat1 stick butter InstructionsDry soft shell crabs with paper towels. Remove all cartilage from crabmeat. Place soft shell crabs in shallow baking pan. Remove top shell from crabs and stuff each crab cavity with about 3 tablespoons crabmeat. Replace top shell. Melt butter and pour evenly over crabs. Bake at 400° until shells turn red and crabs brown slightly, about 15 minutes.