Chinese Chilli Crab Recipe

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Chinese chilli crab recipe
After a good crabbing trip we loved to make this fast, easy and spicy crab dish that is flavoured with ginger, garlic, fresh chillies and Sichuan peppercorns.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Rinse the crabs. Twist off and discard the aprons. Remove the upper shells of the crabs and reserve. Remove and discard the spongy gill tissue. Rinse the crab bodies and drain well. Cut each crab into half.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat. Add the chillies and stir fry until they start to soften.
  3. Add the ginger, garlic, spring onion and peppercorns and stir fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the crab and stir-fry for a minute.
  5. Add the shaoxing wine, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and salt and stir-fry for a few minutes.
  6. Add a little bit of water and cook until the wok is almost dry.
  7. Transfer to a plate and serve.
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