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Aromatic Ginger Blue Crab

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Ginger blue crab is one of my favorite seafood dish from our Asian community. Blue crabs are delicious and the ginger and green onions enhance the flavors of this wonderful crab recipe. Well, cooking crabs can be difficult when you don't know how to clean and prepare them for cooking, so we also show how to clean blue crabs for cooking. Cooking Ginger blue crab dish takes just about 5 minutes, its the simplest crab recipe one can find.
  Blue crabs 4
  Rice flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green onions 4
  Sliced ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Cooking rice wine 2 Tablespoon
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Pull out the apron of the blue crab.
To remove the shell, cut the crab from the back and pull that part away from the shell. chop off the facial part and remove the lungs. Take the other half and separate it from the shell. Cook the shell also because there is an edible part in it.
Wash the crab parts under running water, use a scrub to remove sand from the crab.
Crack open the claws with the help of a knife.
Take the crab in a bowl and add the flour.
Toss them up to mix.
Chop green onion to 1" long pieces and chop ginger in large pieces.
Take oil in a wok and add sliced onion and ginger. Saute for a while before adding the crabs.
Add crabs and mix well. Cook for about a minute.
Now add cooking wine, chicken broth, soy sauce and salt.
Put the cover on and let it cook for 1 minute over medium high heat.
Serve in a plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Crab, Seafood
If you are a seafood lover, then you must try aromatic ginger blue crabs. An Asian cuisine specialty, these crabs taste delicious and are flavored by ginger and onions. So, if you know how to prepare crabs well in advance, you can just go for this recipe. And if you don't, take the tips from the video. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3084 Calories from Fat 1311

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226.6%

Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1403.9 mg468%

Sodium 8216 mg342.3%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g29.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 332 g664.3%

Vitamin A 40.2% Vitamin C 131%

Calcium 164.4% Iron 81.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Aromatic Ginger Blue Crab Recipe Video