Steamed Lemongrass Crab Legs

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    30 minutes

    Crab legs steamed in lemongrass, garlic and ginger and seasoned with fish sauce, oyster sauce and pepper. Delicious.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 3 cloves garlic clove, pressed
    • 1 (2cm) piece fresh ginger root, crushed
    • 1 stalk lemon grass, crushed
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 kg crab legs

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the crushed garlic, ginger and lemongrass; cook and stir until brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the fish sauce, oyster sauce, salt and pepper until blended. Add crab legs, cover and cook over medium heat, tossing occasionally, until heated through, about 15 minutes.

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    AWESOME! My chef brother-in-law and I have a friendly cooking competition, and I'm definitely winning after serving this last night!! I prepared this as written it's simple and fabulous tasting!! Thanks for the recipe!  -  10 Jan 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    18

    I was new to crab legs, so a bit hessitant. These were very easy and YUMMY! I like the dip in just melted butter... melt in your mouth! The only hard part is getting the crab leg out of the shell- but that happens anyway you cook them. Be patient, have lots of napkins and enjoy  -  22 May 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    16

    Absolutely YUMMY!!! These remind me of the crab legs at a local chinese food buffet - but MUCH more delicious!  -  17 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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