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: 5-7

Main Ingredients: Rice, Shellfish

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

500 g

Alimango (mud crab)

6 cups

1.5 L

Water

6 cloves

30 g

Garlic, peeled and crushed

1 pc

40 g

Onion, sliced

1 pc

20 g

Ginger, crushed

4 pcs

100 g

Shiitake mushroom, cut into quarters

¼ cup

60 ml

Oil

½ cup

110 g

Glutinous rice (malagkit)

1 cup

220 g

Plain rice

1 tsp

5 ml

Sesame oil (optional)

1 tbsp

2 g

Spring onions, chopped

See Also:

Salo-salo