Halwai July 1, 2019

Ingredients:

• Fish sauce -to taste.
• 3 tbsp – Lime juice.
• 1 tbsp – Minced garlic.
• 1 tbsp – Sugar.
• 1 tbsp – chilli paste.
• 6 – Crabs, small or 1/2 lb Crab-meat.
• 1/2 lb – Ground Pork (optional) or beef/chicken.
• 1/2 lb – Finely chopped shrimps/ prawns.
• 1/4 cup – Finely chopped green-onion.
• 1 tbsp – Finely chopped coriander leaves.
• 1 tbsp – Chopped garlic.
• 1 tbsp – Fish sauce.
• 1 tbsp – Corn-starch.
• 1 tsp – Soya sauce.
• 1/2 tsp – Ground pepper.
• 1/2 tsp -Salt.
• 1/2 tsp – Chilli paste.
• 1 – Egg.
• Peanut oil for deep frying.

Method:

  1. Combine fish sauce, lime juice, garlic, sugar and chilli paste and mix well until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Take the fresh crabs, steam for 30 mins.
  3. Remove crab meat from the cavity/shell without breaking the shell.
  4. Mix the crab meat, ground pork/beef/chicken, chopped prawns/shrimps, green onions, coriander leaves, garlic, fish sauce, corn starch, soya sauce, black pepper, chilli paste, salt and egg.
  5. Stuff the shells with the mixture and deep fry until golden brown.
  6. Drain excess oil on paper towels and serve with Thai chilli sauce, soya-chilli or garlic-chilli paste.

Recipe courtesy of Lil’ Chef