Chili Crabs

Chili Crab ala Aishah, named after my niece cos the recipe came from her sharing 😉

It’s tasty and both my husband and eldest daughter gave their THUMBS UP!
I cooked this last Saturday together with the Karipap Bai … so last Saturday was super busy and tiring but all these did not matters when I see the end results and my family members enjoying them 🙂

4 pcs of crabs, cleaned and cut into ¼

Blend as paste:
5 red chilies
10 dried chilies
4 slices of galangal
6 shallots
8 garlics
1 stalk lemongrass
6 candlenuts
3 red cili padi
Juice from 1 green lime

1 tsp of taochu – wash and mash
3 tbsp of sugar
½ tsp salt
5 tbsp of tomato ketchup
(mix all these together)

toasted belacan – 2 tbsp
2 eggs – beaten
1 cup of hot water

Heat about 5 tbsp of oil in a wok.
Stir fry the toasted belacan and the chili paste till fragrant.
Add crabs and stir fry
Add 1 cup of hot water
Cover and let it simmer for about 8-10 mins
Add in the eggs. Mix well.
Once everything is cook, can off the fire and it’s ready to be serve.
Garnish with spring onions or coriander leaves.


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