Chili Crab Recipe

Chili Crab

 Prep Time10 minutes
 Cook Time30 minutes
 Total Time40 minutes
 AuthorVanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs crab cut in half
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper or 3 pieces sliced red chili
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato catsup or tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp green onions or scallions thinly sliced crosswise


  • Heat a cooking pot and pour the cooking oil
  • Saute the garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper
  • Add the crab and cook for 3 to 4 minutes
  • Put-in the hoisin sauce, tomato ketchup, sweet chili sauce, fish sauce,and sesame oil then mix with the other ingredients
  • Pour-in the water and bring to a boil then simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until the sauce gets thick
  • Garnish with green onions on top
  • Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!


Serving: 4g