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Chilli Mud Crab

Ingredients

  • 2 whole mud crabs, boiled for approximately 8 to 10 minutes, cooled then cut into segments

  • 1/4 cup peanut oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

  • 1 tablespoon ginger, roughly chopped

  • 2 long red chillies, sliced

  • 1 bunch spring onions sliced, save green part for the end

  • 2 shallots, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon sambal chilli paste

  • 1/4cup low sodium soy

  • 2 tablespoons hoi sin sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cornflour mixed with 3 tablespoons cold water

  • 2 tablespoons deep fried shallots

  • 1 cup roughly chopped coriander

Method

  • 1.

    Gently warm the oil in a large wok.

  • 2.

    Add the garlic, ginger, chillies, spring onions and shallots and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • 3.

    Increase heat to high.

  • 4.

    Add the crabs and stir for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • 5.

    Add the sambal, soy, and hoi sin and stir until combined.

  • 6.

    Thicken with corn flour - you may add a little water if the sauce is too thick or strong.

  • 7.

    To finish stir in the deep-fried shallots, coriander, and remaining spring onions.

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