I love crapping and crabbing....the Piggies love mud crabs cooked the sweet sour style but for me I love them steamed plain and dip them with chilli sauce or my favorite dipping sauce - basil, garlic , shallots and bird eye's chilli with light soy sauce... heaven on a plate ! The natural sweetness of the crab meat plus this wonderful basil dippings ....truly satisfying and all the calories forgotten for a while LOL! Simply steamed them with some homemade raisin wine and spring onions and you can imagine how good these mud crabs were after the steaming process :) And the crab juice , after the crabs suana bath , * wink * infused with raisin wine was indeed lip smacking ! I leave the imagination part to you :p
I had a craving for mud crabs and partly also due to the itch to try out some recipes that involved using fresh crabmeat - ahem... the two recipes I have already shared with you guys - Stir Fried Shredded Sea Cucumber & Crab Meat With Eggs In Crispy Golden Cup and Vietnamese Spring Rolls With A Twist . We had two big ones for our dinner and the rest of the crabs , I flaked them and used them for the two recipes above. I am a moderate person thus moderation is my motto in life. Spread out the calories and I get to taste three different dishes with these crabs :)))
the crabs were like telling me that they don't like suana bath so to spare them
their eyes were like pleading for help.....gosh... but this wicked Momsie's
craving was just too great...so in they go for their sauna bath :p
the basil dipping is good for seafood of any kind
the ingredients are just some chopped garlic, sliced shallots,
bird eye's chilli , fresh basil and light soy sauce
the sweet and aromatic raisin wine infused
gravy was lip smacking good
wish I could partake this more often.......
wish I could be forever young.....
to be able to indulge in this sinful crabbing :p
just look at the roe :p mouth watering sweetness
but artery clogging badness
a closer look for my Piggies....
awww...poor babies ...come home
and I will remake this for you both :))
Jo are you drooling............
sorry babe, I sound like the wicked Momsie all over again LOL!
Have a great crabbing weekend.....
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