Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mixed Rice Crab Pot

I've been planning this recipe months ago after watching a TV programme review. It looks so yummy and I wanted to try it out myself ! But it's not easy to get fresh crabs lately. Finally, I bought some yesterday and straight away I go for this dish. Well, it turned out wonderfully....I cook extra rice to keep for the second day. The rice tasted absolutely yummy eventhough without the crabs. My family loved it! Here goes the recipe...


Ingredients for crabs :


1-1/2kg fresh crabs, cleaned and cut into half
1/3 cup rice wine or 'Hua Tiao' wine
1/4 cup ginger juice
ground pepper
1 tbsp cornstarch


-combine rice wine, ginger juice, pepper and cornstarch to mix well.
- marinade crab with the mixture and leave aside.


Ingredients for chicken meat :


400gm boneless chicken breast, cut into cube
1 whole green pepper, cut into chunk
300gm mushroom, sliced
4tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce
1 tbsp light soy sauce
3/4 tbsp dark soy sauce
ground pepper
2tbsp sesame oil


- combine all ingredients together and mix well.
- leave aside.

Method :

- cook the quantity rice as desire and cut down 1/2 cup of cooking water than you usually did.
(otherwise, the rice became too soft & I'm cooking 2 cups of rice)
- cook the rice untill the water level has gone below the cooking rice level.
- pour the marinade chicken mixture into the middle, do not stir.
- and place in the crabs then pour the leftover juice around the rice.
- then cook in low heat untill the crab became totally red in colour.
- off the heat and keep the lid close tight untill serve.

I'm using the Japanese or Korean dark pot for this recipe , instead of clay pot!

Oh my, I can't wait untill it's serve! My month is watering when I'm trying to get the posting photos out of it....ha ha !

8 comments:

Angie's Recipes said...

Watering is not just your mouth, but also mine!
It has been so long since I last had some crab!
Angie's Recipes

FOODnTRAVELla said...

I love eating crabs. This recipe is irresistable and will try it out.

Donna-FFW said...

Oh my.. does this ever sond truly satisfying and delicious!!

Elra said...

Oh, I used to make Clay pot rice for my son when he was younger, he loved it so much. It's been years since I last made it for him. I should make it again, and add crab (he loves crab), which sound fantastic! Sedap sekali!

Mary said...

I haven't made clay pot chicken in years. You've inspired me.

Chow and Chatter said...

yummy love crabs

nyonya pendek melaka said...

Yummy crab rice! I just love crabs & wishing you're my neighbor right now ;D

My Little Space said...

Hi Everyone,

Really happy to hear from you and glad that you all like this recipe too. Well, enjoy yourself with the crabs...he he ! I hope I could have crabs more often if it's not too expensive.

Cheers, Kristy

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