Salt & Pepper Mud Crab Ala Beancounter Recipe

  • 1 large mud crab cleaned and quartered.
  • Seasoned flour (cornflour or plain flour seasoned with salt and pepper)
  • Lots of oil for deep frying
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 chilli chopped
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • Spring onions chopped

Salt & Pepper Mud Crab Ala Beancounter Recipe

  1. In a hot pan dry roast the salt, sugar and pepper. This should probably take less than 5 minutes. Take off the heat and set aside.
  2. Heat up lots of oil for deep frying.
  3. Dust the crab pieces in seasoned flour. Deep fry these till cooked. The timing depends on how big the pieces are.Set aside.
  4. In a large wok, heat up a bit of oil. Sauté the onion, garlic and chillies for a couple of minutes.
  5. Throw in the crab piece and toss for a couple more minutes.
  6. Sprinkle your pre-prepared salt/sugar/pepper mixture and toss a bit more. Add the spring onions just before serving.

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