Curried Chilli Crab

Curried Chilli Crab


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Smallish crabs such as blue swimmers are good for this but you can use any fresh crabs you find at the market. The coconut milk and curry powder give this chilli crab an Indian feel.


Serves: 3 

  • 2 whole crabs
  • 2 tablespoon yellow rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 5 slices fresh ginger
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 3 fresh hot chilliies, sliced
  • 100ml coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon yellow curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon water

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Clean the crab and cut into quarters. Place in a bowl and sprinkle over the rice wine. Let marinate 5 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and briefly stir fry the crab. Add garlic and ginger and stir fry 2 minutes more.
  3. Add capsicum and chillies and stir fry 1 minute. Add coconut milk and curry powder and bring to a simmer. Dissolve the cornflour in a tablespoon of water and add to thicken the sauce. Serve!

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