Using Herbs and Spices


Stir Fried Curry Crab Recipe

Stir Fried Curry Crab Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg

2 tablespoons

450 ml

6 slices

2 teaspoons

100 g

1 tablespoon

300 ml

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Crab

Cornflour

Peanut oil

Fresh root ginger

Garlic, chopped

Spring onions (scallions) cut into 5cm

Curry paste

Chicken stock

Sugar

Salt

Chinese yellow wine

Method :
  • Place the crab on a chopping board, belly side up.

  • Cut through the middle with a cleaver, but avoid cutting into the top shell.

  • Chop off the claws, lightly crush the shell and set them aside.

  • Lift off the top shell and clean the crab, discarding the spongy tissue.

  • Chop the body into 4 or 6 pieces, depending on the size and lightly coat the crab meat with cornflour.

  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the crab for 2 minutes over a very high heat.

  • Remove, drain and set aside.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in the pan.

  • Add the ginger, garlic, spring onion (scallion) and curry paste.

  • Stir and cook for 1 1/2 minutes.

  • Return the crab to the pan, stirring and add the chicken stock, sugar and salt.

  • Cover the pan and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, turning the contents once or twice to ensure that they are evenly cooked.

  • Sprinkle with Chinese yellow wine and serve.

 

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