Dungeness Crab in Black Bean Sauce

Recipe by Chef #DBLEE
READY IN: 30mins


  • 14
    cup peanut oil
  • 2
    dungeness crabs, clean and cracked
  • 3
    tablespoons black bean paste, Chinese
  • 1
    tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 4
    tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1
    stalk green onion, minced
  • 2
    cups water
  • 18
  • 14
    cup shaoxing wine
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • roux, cornstarch
  • 2
    stalks green onions, minced
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, sliced


  • In wok heat the oil until it smoke and add the crabs pieces, black bean, garlic, ginger and pepper. Stir fried the mixture over the high heat. After about 3 minutes if stir frying adds in the water, oyster sauce, wine and sugar bring to a rolling boil and stirring at all time. Simmer for 3 minutes and thicken with cornstarch roux and when this mixture become a sauce, remove from heat add in the green onion and jalapeno.