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Spicy Pepper Crabs

Hot, spicy crab first set fire to Sichuan Province. Adjust the quantity of pepper and chili according to taste.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 8 crabs
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • oil to fry
  • 2 finely chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp black peppercorns
  • Red & green shredded chillies
  • Coriander to garnish


Place the crab pieces in a large bowl, add cold water and keep for 1 hour. Drain the water after 1 hour.

In a pan fry the ginger garlic paste for 3 min. Add the crab meat and fry for 3 min. Add the chopped spring onions and fry for 5 min.

Add pepper corns and fry for another 5 min cook until the crab meat is cooked.

Add the chilli paste and fry for another 5 min. Cook until the water is fully absorbed.

Serve with rice.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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