Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Russ and I are keen (and successful) crabbers. We caught our won blue swimmers for this yummy dish

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind chilies, garlic, garam masala, cumin seeds, ginger, tomatoes and vinegar to a paste using a pestle and mortar or small food processor with the. Season with salt.
  2. Heat the oil in a large wok. Add the onion and cook until soft. Add the pieces of crab and stir them into the onions. Continue frying until they start to change colour slightly.
  3. Stir the spice paste into the pan, to coat the pieces of crab. Add 3 tablespoons of water, bring to the boil and cover with a lid. Steam for 5-7 minutes until the crab shells turn red and the flesh is tender.
  4. Serve straight from the pan. Ditch the cutlery for this dish - roll up your sleeves and dig inches.