Stir-Fried Fresh Crab With Ginger

Total Time
37mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 12 mins

This dish, popular in many parts of China, can only be made with whole fresh sea crabs or freshwater crabs. From Ethnic Cuisine.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons vegetables or 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 large fresh crabs, cleaned, broken into pieces and legs cracked with a cleaver
  • 2 ounces fresh gingerroot, julienned
  • 3 12 ounces scallions, cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch white pepper

Directions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a preheated wok or deep pan over high heat. Add the crab and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in the wok or pan over high heat. Add the ginger and stir-fry until fragrant. Stir in the scallions, then the crab pieces. Add the soy sauce, sugar, and pepper, then cover and simmer for 1 minutes. Serve immediately.

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