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Deep Fried Crabmeat Fritters With Vegetables

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A handful of vegetables when added to crabmeat always works wonders and I set out on this Deep Fried Crabmeat Fritters With Vegetables venture based on this fact. And, it did prove that Deep Fried Crabmeat Fritters With Vegetables always do make a meal special. If your family is waiting for a special meal, maybe this recipe could do the trick.
Ingredients
  Dried black mushrooms 4
  Bamboo shoots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Snow peas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Ginger root slice 2
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 3 Drop
  Eggs 3
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lump crabmeat 1 Pound
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chinese parsley 2
Directions

1. Soak dried mushrooms.
2. Shred bamboo shoots, celery, water chestnuts, snow peas and soaked mushrooms. Crush garlic.
3. Mince ginger root; then combine with soy sauce, sherry and sesame oil.
4. Beat eggs. Blend in flour and beat vigorously to a smooth batter. Pick over and mince crabmeat; then add to batter along with garlic salt and pepper. Blend in well.
5. Heat oil. Drop in crabmeat mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, and deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper toweling. Keep warm.
6. Heat remaining oil. Add salt, then crushed garlic; stir-fry to brown lightly. Add shredded vegetables and stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes.
7. Add ginger-soy mixture; stir-fry 1 minute more. Then add stock and heat quickly. Cook, covered, 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat.
8. Meanwhile blend cornstarch, sugar, water and remaining soy sauce to a paste. Then stir in to thicken. Pour vegetable mixture over crabmeat. Garnish with sprigs of Chinese parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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