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Chilli Crab


You will need a bib when you eat this chilli crab recipe. This is a very tasty Singapore Chilli Crab recipe


Mud crab, well washed and chopped into sections
2 brown onions, peeled and roughly chopped
8 red chillies
1 tsp shrip paste
1/2 tbsp vinegar
6 tbsp oil
1 tbsp tomato paste
400ml tomato puree
4 tbsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp corn or potato starch, mixed in 1/2 cup of water
1 egg
Coriander leaves, to garnish


Blend onions and chillies in a food processor for 30 seconds.

Heat oil in a wok and add onion and chilli paste.

Add belacan and continue to cook until most of the liquid from the onions evaporates.

Add vinegar, tomato puree, tomato paste, sugar and salt.

Add tomato sauce, starch and light soy sauce.

Add crab pieces and continue to cook over high heat until shell turns red.

Add starch.

Add egg and stir through gently.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

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