How To: Make Singapore Chilli Crab, Restaurant Style

Suruchi Patwary , 30 Aug 2019
Singapore Chilli Crab By Chef Priyank
Singapore Chilli Crab By Chef Priyank

Seafood lovers, this one’s for you! Eating crabs feels like a festival in your mouth, no? Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. But at the same time, my pocket isn’t quite happy with the whole situation because I don’t have the money to spend on eating out anymore. Do y’all feel me? If the answer is yes, then I’ve got an easy solution for you. Here’s a 4-step recipe to make Singapore chilli crab, coming from the super-talented, Chef Priyank, the culinary head at Shiro. Scroll down to check it out!

What You’ll Need

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Ingredients
Ingredients
Ingredients


Red chilli, freshly chopped – 5 gms

Peeled garlic – 10 gms

Ginger – 15 gms

A big red onion – 100 gms

Fresh lemongrass – 20 gms

Chilli paste – 10 gms

Juice of 1 whole lemon

Rice vinegar – 15 ml

Soya sauce light – 15 ml

Shrimp paste – 20 gms

Miso paste white – 15 gms

Sugar – 20 gms

Tomato ketchup – 45 ml

Eggs – 1.5

Spring onion green – 30 gms

Stock – 100 ml

Mud crabs, cleaned – 500 gms

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: Heat oil in a deep pan. Add the chopped garlic, ginger, and onion, and cook till they turn translucent. Now add some finely-chopped lemongrass and let it cook for a while.

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Step 2: Add shrimp paste and sauté for a few seconds, add the stock and tomato ketchup along with the chilli paste, miso, vinegar, light soya sauce, sugar. Bring it all to boil for about 2 minutes.

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Step 3: Next, add the cleaned crab to the broth. Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes until the crabs are cooked and the stock is reduced.

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Step 4: Drop the beaten eggs in the liquid, stirring it regularly. After that, adjust the seasoning. Lastly, mix in the lemon juice with the spring onions, and sprinkle this garnish to complete the dish. Serve it along with some mantou buns on the side.

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I can hear my stomach grumble RN, no kidding! If you guys plan to try out this recipe at home then don’t forget to share how it turned out in the comments below.

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