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Spicy Singapore Chili Crab

VIDEORECIPE Spicy Singapore Chili Crab

The best recipe for cooking mud crabs! Bring some traditional Singaporean cuisine into your kitchen with this tasty meal.

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Ingredients

number of servings
3
  • 3 cleaned and cut up mud crabs Added to
  • 10 red chili Added to
  • 1 large onion Added to
  • 2 chili padi Added to
  • 10 cloves garlic Added to
  • 2 in ginger Added to
  • 1 tablespoon salted soy beans Added to
  • 34 Cup ketchup Added to
  • 34 Cup chili sauce Added to
  • 2 spoon sugar Added to
  • 2 spoon salt Added to
  • 412 Cup hot water Added to
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour thickener Added to
  • 2 egg Added to
  • 3 tablespoon hot wok vegetable oil Added to
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Directions

50 min.
1. Step

To make chili paste, blend together the chilis, onion, garlic, ginger and salted soy beans.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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2. Step

If needed, add 1-2 tbsp water. This is your desired texture.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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3. Step

On the vegetable oil, fry your chili paste on medium heat for five minutes. Stir frequently to prevent burning. After five minutes, lower the heat and keep cooking for another five minutes. When the oil surfaces, the chili paste is ready.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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4. Step

Add all of the crabs except for the top shell parts into the paste, and mix well. Cover the pan and cook the crabs for 2 to 3 minutes on low heat.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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5. Step

Add hot water and the top shells. Cover and cook for another ten minutes on medium heat.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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6. Step

After ten minutes, if you'd prefer more gravy you can add water. Add salt and sugar. Cover and cook for ten more minutes, on low heat.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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7. Step

Add ketchup, chili sauce and stir. You can check the taste now, and add sugar or salt according to preference.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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8. Step

Dilute the cornflour in 2 tbsp water. Increase the heat under the pan to medium, and slowly add the cornflour thickener. Afterwards add two beaten eggs, and turn off the heat immediately. The gravy should be thick, but not sticky.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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9. Step

Your Singapore chili crab is ready! You can serve it with steamed or fried mantou.

Spicy Singapore Chili Crab - preparation step 1

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