Sunday, 29 May 2011

Fried Chilli Crab

Fried Chilli Crab 

 

Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 1 lb flower crab
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 6 dried chillies
  • 1 small green pepper, in fine strips
  • 100 g lean pork, finely shredded
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • ½ teaspoon chicken stock powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch, mixed with water
Directions:
  1. Pull off the backs of the crabs, discard spongy grey matter inside and wash.
  2. Use a cleaver to chop the body, legs still attached, into four pieces.
  3. Smash the claws lightly with a cleaver to allow the sauce to penetrate. Dry crab thoroughly.
  4. Heat oil and deep fry the crab for 5 to 7 minutes, then drain and set aside.
  5. Remove all but 2 teaspoon of oil from the wok and stir fry the garlic, chillies, green pepper and pork over moderate heat for 2 to 3 minutes until the pork has changed color.
  6. Add crab and all other ingredients, except cornflour, and simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Thicken with cornstarch and serve.
Serve and enjoy this delicious Chinese Food Recipe – fried chili crab


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