Entry id: 1886

Salted Egg Crab

by Sjaiful A., on Fri, May 18, 2012
Chinese


Salted egg creates a lovely golden crust that is so finger-lickin’ good. Crisp and rich,  the sweet flesh of the crab gets an extra boost of flavour from the salty creaminess of the eggs.


"Golden crust of yumminess..."




Ingredients

Deep-fry Batter

1 kg Crab, Cut into four pieces
150 g All Purpose Flour
150 g Rice Flour
200 ml Cold Water
3 Salted Egg, just the whites
1 tsp Baking Powder
Enough Oil for deep fry

Dry Gravy

2-3 tbs Cornstarch
3 Salted Egg Yolk, steamed and then mashed
3 Cloves Garlic, chopped
2-3 Bird's Eye Chilli, chopped
2 knobs Unsalted Butter
1 tbs Oil

Optional

1 sprig of Curry Leaf

Seasoning

1 tsp Sugar
½ tsp Chicken Stock
1 tsp Light Soy Sauce
1 tsp White Pepper


Serves...
4
 

Perfect for gatherings. Make it and impress your family.



Method

Deep-fry Batter

1. Whisk all the ingredients.
2. Heat the wok with oil, dip the crab into the batter and deep-fry it till golden brown

Dry Gravy

1. Heat the wok with butter and oil.
2. Saute' garlic and bird's eye chilli till fragrant and add in salted egg yolk.
3. Season well.
4. Toss in crab. Stir well until the gravy thickens.















     
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Foodster's Verdict

Salted Egg Crab

Difficulty
Preparation
15 minutes
Total
30 minutes



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