Peppered Crab Recipe


  • 3 pieces crabs or 15 pieces shell-on king prawns
  • 6 pieces garlic cloves, crushed & chopped
  • 6 pieces shallots, chopped
  • 2 pieces dried chilies
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lard or vegetable oil, for stir frying
  • cooking oil, for deep frying

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Season crabs or prawns with black pepper, salt and corn flour.
  2. Deep fry until almost done and set aside.
  3. Heat wok and add cooking oil. Stir-fry the garlic, shallots, chili, ginger, onions and black pepper for 2 minutes.
  4. Add crabs/prawns then fry for 2 more minutes.
  5. Add the spring onion then cover the wok to cook for another minute.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. TIP: You might want to cracked the shells and the pincers of the crabs a little bit after deep frying so it will absorb the flavor when you saut  it with the rest of the ingredients.

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