Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Green Chili Crab Recipe

Go Green!

Chili Crab is so famous in Singapore. 
Why not make it green for a change? 


1 big Sri Lankan Crab
1/2 cup Curry Leaves
1 sprig of Spring Onion
1 tablespoon of Sugar
2 tablespoons of Tamarind Juice
Salt and Pepper
Drizzle of Canola Oil
1/4 cup of Water
5 fresh Green Chillies
1 fresh Jalapeno Chilli
2 stalks Lemongrass
5 Shallots
3 cloves Garlic
1 thumb-size Ginger
3 big Green Tomatoes

Clean the crab and chop it into pieces. Steam for 15 minutes. Set aside.
Using a mortar and pestle, pound all the chillies together with
the ginger, lemongrass, shallots and garlic.
Puree the green tomatoes. Set aside.
Drizzle the wok with oil. 
Saute the paste and curry leaves until fragrant.
Add in the steamed crabs.
Pour in 1/4 cup of water and green tomato puree.
Simmer for 3 minutes.
Add the tamarind juice and sugar.
Season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with spring onion.


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