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Stewed Crab     HT MC  Korean  25mins

Korean name: Gea-jorim

Serves 4      Hot  Seafood  Shellfish  Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless  Korea  Asia  Asian

2-3 Medium Whole Cooked Crabs
1 teasp Grated Root Ginger
4 Green Chilli peppers, halved and cut into 1-inch lengths
100g/4oz Spring Onions, cut into 1-inch lengths
3 Garlic Cloves, crushed
2 tbsp Red Pepper Paste
2 teasp Soybean Paste
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Peanut Oil
240ml/8fl.oz. Water


1. Separate the claws from the crabs using a twisting motion and crack them with a crab cracker or hammer, without removing the shells completely. This is so the flavours can penetrate into the claws during cooking.

2. Place the bodies of the crabs on their backs then firmly pull the bodies away from the shells (with the legs still attached).

3. Remove and discard the grey stomach sac and gills then cut the body part into 4 pieces. Set aside.

4. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients.

5. Place the crab pieces in a large saucepan together with the sauce, cover and cook over a medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until the crab is heated through.

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