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Clay Pot Crab Recipe

Ingredients :


1 tablespoon

3 cups

2 teaspoons

4 slices

2 stalks



8 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Crabs (approximately 600 g each)


Peanut oil

Chopped garlic

Fresh ginger

Spring onions (scallions)



Good stock

Oyster sauce



Rice wine

Few drops sesame seed oil

Method :
  • Clean the crabs and crush the claws.

  • Chop each crab into six pieces.

  • Dry and dust with cornflour.

  • Heat the peanut oil and fry the crabs for 1 minute.

  • Remove the crab from the pan and drain the oil.

  • Heat the large pan or wok.

  • Add the garlic, ginger and spring onions (scallions) and sauté for 15 seconds to release their aromatic flavors.

  • Mix and turn them quickly with the crab before transferring the mixture to a clay container or casserole.

  • Add the seasonings.

  • Cover the pot and cook for 2 minutes over a high heat, turning the contents from time to time.

  • Serve in the clay pot or casserole.


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