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Chilli Crab

You can substitute the mud crabs with; blue swimmer crabs, marrons, Moreton bay or Balmain bugs, prawns, lobster.


Delicious seafood recipes as cooked by Peter Evans at the 2006 Darwin Seafood Festival

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Posted by John1044 • 32w ago • Report
Unbelievable! Just wonderful! A really easy, sensational chilli crab recipe!
Posted by • 1y ago • Report
OMG! This is without doubt the tastiest chilli crab ever. No mud crabs in Denmark (WA) so used 8 blue manner. Thank you so much Pete will be doing it all over again this weekend for a crowd of 12...can't wait!!
Posted by • 1y ago • Report
this is also awesome with fish!!
Posted by Nick289 • 1y ago • Report
Bloody great!!! Have this alot up here in F.N.Q! just wanted to say for a touch of sweetness throw in a big beautiful ripe Mango it takes this to a 5/5 rating!!!
Posted by Clacla • 5y ago • Report
That's amazing! It's easy to make.For sure I will make this many times.
Posted by Kirrily10 • 2y ago • Report
This recipe is sensational, my dad and I love crab so he cooked it for Christmas lunch and I couldn't get enough! My favourite crab recipe :)
Posted by Sharon411 • 2y ago • Report
Delicious recipe, however I left out the salt and found it tasty enough without it.
Posted by Marg26 • 3y ago • Report
This recipe looks amazing and I cannot wait to try it out. Thanks Pete
Posted by Lees2603 • 3y ago • Report
I tried petes recipe out of desparation after winning three seafood trays in a raffle, and having never cooked seafood before... All I can say is yum ! Cooked outside on a BBQ on wok- for my first time eating crab, this recipe was delicious!
Posted by Melissa691 • 2y ago • Report
This was dish was DELICIOUS!!!