Entry id: 2113

Fast Chilli Crabs

by Sjaiful A., on Thu, January 10, 2013
Chinese


Who doesn’t like chilli crabs? We do realise that it’s a bit pernickety to cook crustaceans but this recipe is super simple, quick and easy to remember since the sauce uses 3 of everything.


"These crabs are out of this world!"




Ingredients

6 flower crabs (you can also use mud crabs)
4 cloves garlic, crushed
8 bird's eye chillies (cili padi)
4 Tbs cooking oil
6-7 stalks dried chillies
1 onion, sliced
Some fresh coriander

For frying:
1 cup flour
1 tsp white pepper
Pinch of salt

The 3 Sauce:
3 Tbs plum sauce
3 Tbs sweet Thai chilli sauce
3 Tbs tomato ketchup
3 Tbs sweet soy sauce
3 sour plums


Serves...
3 - 4
 

A super crab recipe using things you can find in your kitchen

Eat with some lovely deep fried mantou buns



Method

Dip crabs in flour, pepper and salt mix and fry for 2 minutes each. Take out a set aside.
In a hot wok toss in chillies, onions, garlic and dried chillies.
Let it fry a minute and add all the sauce ingredients.
When its bubbling merrily add in crabs and mix evenly with sauce.
Add some fresh chopped coriander for garnish if desired.















     
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Foodster's Verdict

Fast Chilli Crabs

Difficulty
Preparation
30 minutes
Total
50 minutes



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