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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 409.1
  • Total Fat: 29.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 96.5 mg
  • Sodium: 557.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 29.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 blue swimmers crabs (or medium sized crabs)
    1 medium onion (sliced)
    1/2 red capsicum (sliced)
    1/2 green capsicum (sliced)
    2 spring onions (sliced)
    1/2 cup peanut oil
    3 tsp salted black beans (soaked, drained, chopped finely)
    1 tsp garlic (chopped fine)
    1 tsp fresh ginger (chopped fine)
    1 tsp brown sugar
    1 tsp light soy sauce
    1/3 cup water
    2 tsp cornflour


Clean crab: remove flap from belly of each crab
Prise off top shell, discard soft grey entrails
Wash crabs and cut in half
Remove claws
Heat oil in wok
Cook crab pieces in oil for 3 mins, drain and set aside
Return 3 tbsp oil to wok
Stir-fry black beans, garlic and ginger for 30 secs
Add sugar and vegetables
Stir-fry for another 2 mins
Add in crab
Add soy sauce and water mixed with cornflour
Cook till sauce boils and thickens
Remove from heat and serve immediately

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JAMAICADOC.

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