Chilli crab served on coconut noodles

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By: Ching-He Huang From: Good Food Live

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This recipe is classed as intermediate

Rating 2.50 / 5 (20 votes)

Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
10 min

For a rich seafood dish try Ching He-Huang's recipe for deliciously piquant crab served with coconut-flavoured noodles


1. First prepare the chilli crab sauce. Place the water, ketchup, soy sauce, sugar and cornflour into a bowl and mix well.

2. Heat a wok and add in the vegetable oil. Add in the garlic, ginger and chillies and stir-fry for 30 seconds.

3. Add the raw crabs to the wok and stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes until the crab turns red in colour.

4.Stir in the sauce and cook for 1 minute, then add the water, lime juice, spring onion and coriander. Cover and set aside.

5. To make the coconut noodles, heat a wok and add in the vegetable oil. Add in the chopped garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds.

6. Add the coconut milk and shrimp paste, then the chilli, dried chillies, spring onion and coriander. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

7. Add the noodles and cook for a further 30 seconds to allow the noodles to absorb the sauce.

8. To serve, place the chilli crab on top of the coconut noodles.

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