Sunday, 25 November 2012

Unusual Crab Dishes

The hairy crab season has arrived and sends its fan into a frenzy looking for the best deal and for the most creative menu. However there are still many who cannot understand what the fuss is over these tiny little crabs with so little meat (obviously they are not fans of roes and milt). To them, the crab has to be meaty, strong flavored and satisfying, however they also want more than the national favourite and iconic chilli and black pepper style of preparing crab.

Chao Shan Cuisine Garlic Crab

1. Garlic Crab

Kimly Live Seafood Salted Egg Crab

2. Salted egg crab with yam fries

Wo Peng Restaurant Steamed Crab with Glutinous Rice (Image courtesy of Ivan Ng)

3. Steamed crab with glutinous rice

No. 3 Crab Delicacy Curry Crab (Image Courtesy of Catherine Ling)

4. Curry Crab

Steamed wine crabs at Tonny Restaurant

5. Steamed Crab with Hua Diao Wine

Text by Tiantianchi @ Makansutra

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Kopi Crab. Get used to saying that, because this dish is already causing a stir in the local seafood arena. Chef Yong Bing Ngen rolled out this innovative signature at his new seafood eatery Majestic Bay Restaurant just below the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay.

Majestic Bay Restaurant's Kopi Crabs

Kopi Crab

Text and images by Catherine Ling @ Makansutra

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