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Stir-Fried Fresh Crab With Ginger

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“This dish, popular in many parts of China, can only be made with whole fresh sea crabs or freshwater crabs. From Ethnic Cuisine.”
READY IN:
37mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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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