Spicy Crab Recipe

Spicy Crab


  • 1-2 Large Crab(s)
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1 Cup Stock
  • 2 cm Fresh Ginger
  • 1 stalk Lemon Grass
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Egg
  • 4-5 tbsp Ketchup
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Bunch of Cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup Chili Sauce
  • 1 Fresh Red Chili (optional if too spicy)

How to make Spicy Crab

You can add or reduce chili sauce according to your ability to handle heat. A great wine to go with this is a Gewurtztraminer or a dry Reisling.

  1. Blend garlic, ginger, lemongrass, onion and chilies to a fine paste. If needed, add some stock to moisten this paste. Set aside. 2.Cut crab into smaller pieces or have store do it for you. Set aside in fridge. 3.Then heat oil in a wok or a pot or deep pan, add the paste to oil and fry until fragrant. 4.Add the ketcup, chili sauce, sugar and rest of stock. Continue to stir and bring mixture to a light boil. 5.Now, add fresh crab, simmer then cover the pan. Crab should cook in 10-15 minutes, lift cover and stir to make sure mixture completely coats all the crab. 6.When done, turn off heat, beat the egg and add to the sauce which will now thicken. 7.Sprinkle cilantro on top Serve with rice or French baguette to mop up the yummy sauce.
  • celia
    celia says

    Ooohhh I love this! I usually have this with fried mantou... yum!

  • yongfook
    yongfook says

    I just want to put that whole bowl in a huge bread roll and eat it all in one go.

  • iconsam
    iconsam says

    Man, this looks so damn good.

  • eepmon
    eepmon says

    Nice, I'm a complete crab lover. Gotta hit that up.

  • tommy
    tommy says

    I miss Singapore, your dish is not helping... *sniff*

  • bibzz
    bibzz says

    drooling mmmmm

  • daworldisblack
    daworldisblack says

    mmmmm.chhili crab! This is similar to my receipe...i add some Oyster Sauce as well.. gives extra flavour :)

  • elaineli04
    elaineli04 says

    this is a recipe i've been looking for years :)

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