Chilli Mud Crab

Chef: Alastair McLeod, Bretts Wharf
Serves 2
Degree of difficulty: Low
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: depending on heat 5 mins

50 mls vegetable oil
½ tbs ginger, minced
½ tbs garlic, minced
4 shallots, sliced
1 birds eye chilli, sliced
3 tomatoes, roasted for 20 mins
2 tsp soy
1 tbs lime juice
½ tbs chilli jam
20 g palm sugar, shaved
1 tbs fish sauce
50 mls fish stock
¼ cup thai basil

Stir fry ginger, garlic, shallots, chilli
& crab pieces till red in oil. Add roasted
tomatoes, soy, lime, chilli jam, palm
sugar, fish sauce & stock. Finish with
thai basil.

Spanner crab may be used in place of
mud crab as it is a local product and
can be a more economical proposition
than Mud Crab.


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