Asian Spicy Crab Boil
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 12 pounds live crab
  • 8 seeded jalapeño peppers
  • 2 jalapeño peppers with seeds
  • 4 serrano chilies
  • 1 head of garlic (A head of garlic usually has about 10 cloves. 1 clove = 1 teaspoon. 10 tsp. = ⅔ cups minced garlic)
  • ½ cup minced ginger
  • ¼ minced scallions
  • 3 tbls oyster sauce
  • 2 tbls sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
Instructions
  1. In blender or food processor add, jalapeño peppers, chilies, garlic, ginger, scallion, oyster sauce and sugar. Blend to mince.
  2. Boil live crab for 12 minutes. Drain, rinse and clean.
  3. Heat the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the crushed jalapeño peppers, chilies, garlic, ginger, scallion, oyster sauce and sugar mixture; cook and stir until combined. About 2 minutes. Add crab, tossing, until combined.
  4. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice at http://kathleenssugarandspice.com/2012/01/18/how-to-cook-live-crabs/