Recipe courtesy of David Rosengarten
Save Recipe Print
Total:
45 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

For the sauce:

Directions

In a casserole or large pot of boiling salted water, add the crabs and cook them for about 1 minute, or until no longer moving. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle.

To clean the crabs pull off top shells; pull and twist off each apron; remove gills. With sharp knife cut crabs into quarters, rinse and drain.

In mortor and pestle or small food processor pound or process chiles, garlic, shallots and ginger with a little oil if necessary.

Combine all sauce ingredients.

Heat a wok over moderately high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil and heat until hot. Add chili and garlic paste and stir-fry 1 minute. Add crabs and stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until shells turn red. Add sauce ingredients, bring to boil and simmer, covered, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer crabs to serving dish.

Bring sauce in wok to a boil. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to wok. Simmer until thickened. Gradually add eggs in a stream, whisking, and cook for 1 minute. Pour sauce over crabs and garnish with scallion.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48

A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Simple, Perfect Chili

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Singapore-Style Chili Crabs

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Curried Crab with Coconut and Chili

Recipe courtesy of Curtis Stone

Soft-Shell Chili Crabs with Mango Noodle Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Stir-fried Dungeness Crab with Sweet Chili Sauce and Bok Choy

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chili

Recipe courtesy of Damaris Phillips

Chili

Recipe courtesy of Edward Eischen

Wild Georgia Shrimp and Crab Cake with Pearl Onion Marmalade, Wild Georgia Shrimp, Chili Sour Cream, Bacon and Garlic Grits

Recipe courtesy of Tim Thomas

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.