Oriental Crab Rice

A unique Chinese rice dish made of mud crab, shiitake mushroom, glutinous rice, and Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce.

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Serves: 5-8

Main Ingredients: Shellfish

Cooking Style: Steamed

Collection: Salo-salo

Difficulty: Intermediate

Instructions

  1. In a pot,boil crabs in water until cooked. Remove and drain. Cut into half and get 5 ½ cups of stock. Set aside.
  2. Saute garlic, onion, ginger and shiitake in oil. Add the glutinous rice and plain rice. Saute for 1 minute.
  3. Add the stock, sesame oil and Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce. Stir well. Add the crabs.
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer with constant stirring. Cover and cook until the rice is done. Garnish with chopped spring onions before serving.

Ingredients

Metric

English

Ingredient

5 tbsp

75 ml

Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce

3 pcs

1/2 kg

Alimango (mud crab)

6 cups

1.5 L

Water

6 cloves

30 g

Garlic, peeled and crushed

1 pc

40 g

Onion, sliced

1/4 cup

60 ml

Oil

1 pc

20 g

Ginger, crushed

4 pcs

100 g

Shiitake Mushroom, cut into quarters

1/2 cup

110 g

Glutinous Rice (malagkit)

1 cup

220 g

Rice, plain

1 tbsp

2 g

Spring Onions, chopped

1 tsp

5 ml

Sesame Oil (optional)

See Also:

Salo-salo
Cooking Style: Steamed