CHINESE GINGER AND SCALLION CRAB 薑蔥炒蟹 – RECIPE食譜 HOME COOKING 開心自家煮

Dungeness crab season official started in the Bay Area. Dungeness crab is known for its abundant sweet tender crabmeat, and we Asian loves all kind of seafood … so yesterday we went to supermarket and bought 1 crab, 2lbs @ $4.99 per pound! Perfect for 2 of us! Oh, there was a long line at the crab section *_*

Most popular way is 薑蔥炒蟹!

Anyways, we had the guy to cut into 4 pieces for us because I just couldn’t chop it at home! A simple wash and scrub to clean it up, also had to remove the gills too.

薑蔥炒蟹 Ginger & Scallion Crab

薑蔥炒蟹 Ginger & Scallion Crab

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Receipe:

  • 1 fresh dungeness crab 2 lbs
  • 2 tablespoon corn starch (for coating the crab)
  • 10 slices of ginger
  • 7 gloves of garlic (just smash with knife carefully)
  • 6 scallions (separate the white part and green part)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine
  • 2 tablespoon oil

Instruction:

  • dash the corn starch over the crab, make sure its evenly coated
  • in a large wok, heat up 2 tbsp of oil, when its hot: add in gingers first, let it fry for 30 seconds
  • then add in garlic and white parts of the scallion, cook til fragrant
  • add in the crab (except for the shell), toss it couple minutes
  • add in sugar, chicken powder, and a pinch of salt, and oyster sauce, give it a quick toss, then add in water
  • put the crab shell in and lid on, let it simmer for 8 minutes – pay attention not to let water run dry, if you need, you can add a little more water
  • the sauce should be thicken due to the corn starch from the crab
  • lastly, add in rice wine and green parts of the scallions, give it few more toss
  • ready and enjoy!!
薑蔥炒蟹 Ginger & Scallion Crab

薑蔥炒蟹 Ginger & Scallion Crab

 

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