Chili-lime crab

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

3 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Dungeness crabs , each about 1 kg
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 finely chopped red Thai chilies , seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 green onions , chopped
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro , about 1 cup chopped
  • lime juice , from 1 lime
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Prepare and cook crabs using our Best Boiled Crab recipe, which can be found in the recipe file.
  • Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok over medium. Add garlic, chili and ginger. Cook until fragrant, 3 min. Add cooked crabmeat and any juices (and crab butter if you like a richer sauce). Cook until heated through. Then stir in onions, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Taste and add more seasoning, if you wish. Remove to a platter.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 337,
  • Protein
  • 49 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 924 mg.