Stir Fried Crabs

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The soft and succulent crab with ginger and spring onions make this stir-fry a perfect choice for weeknight dinner.

Stir Fried Crabs Recipe


  • 4 lbs crabs
  • 1  1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup scallions chopped
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 3 cups cooking oil

Cooking Procedure:

  1. In a bowl, combine oyster sauce, sesame oil, salt, ground black pepper, sugar, garlic, cornstarch, and water. Mix well then set aside.
  2. Pour cooking oil in a wok or frying pan then apply heat.
  3. Deep-fry the crabs for 3 minutes. Remove from the wok and place in a container letting excess oil to drip.
  4. On the same wok, remove cooking oil until about 2 tablespoons are left. Sauté ginger and scallions for 2 minutes.
  5. Put-in the deep-fried crabs and pour the sauce mixture (mixed ingredients in number 1). Stir and cook for a minute.
  6. Turn-off heat then transfer to a serving plate. (Recipe from
Stir Fried Crabs

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