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Jun 11, 2012 02:08 PM

Cleaned blue crabs -- Chester County PA

In search of cleaned blue crabs in the Chester County (PA) area. Thank you!

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  1. More like Delco but how about Hadfield's on 202 near the Delaware state line?

    1. What, exactly, do you mean by "cleaned"?

      1. Are you looking for cleaned soft shells or hard? I've never heard of cleaned hards unless you're looking for a container of crabmeat. If soft, the best way (IMHO) is to buy live crabs and clean them yourself (not hard to do but a lot of folks avoid it) or ask the fishmonger to do it for you. But they start to deteriorate as soon as they're cleaned so eat them up the same day. Suggest you not buy frozen softies unless you really need a fix. Try Hills, Hadfields or Whole Foods on 202.