Crab with Misua


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About this recipe: This is a hearty crab soup with delicate misua noodles. The noodles get soggy quickly so start to prepare only when when you are about ready to eat.

Emelita Rizal, Philippines

Serves: 4 

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 120g crab meat
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 thumb-sized piece ginger, sliced crosswise
  • 750ml (3 cups) water
  • 2 rolls misua noodles
  • 1 small bunch spinach, chopped

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent.
  2. Add crab meat, mix, then add fish sauce. Cook 2 minutes. Add ginger slices and water and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Add misua noodles and spinach and simmer 1 to 2 minutes until cooked. Do not overcook the noodles! Serve immediately with rice or bread.

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