Tasty Flower Crab Soup (美味花蟹汤)

    25 mins

    Chinese loves adding Flower Crabs when making Steamboat as the meat is really sweet. Steaming it in a distinct sauce is also one of the most common methods of cooking this crab.


    North Region, Singapore
    10 people made this

    Serves: 3 

    • 1 Flower Crab
    • 250g Enoki
    • 1 sprig Spring Onion
    • 500ml Chicken broth
    • 5 tbsp Carnation Evaporate Milk
    • 1 tsp Oyster sauce
    • ½ tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp minced Ginger
    • 2 tsp Chinese Cooking Wine

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. When choosing crab, get one with roes for tastier soup base.
    2. Wash crab thoroughly. Remove crab legs by twisting & pulling them off. Loosen shell by lifting it, then turning crab over to remove shell by peeling it apart from body as shown in pix .
    3. Dispose gills from body. Rinse crab.
    4. Crack the legs.
    5. Cut off roots from Enoki & set aside.
    6. Heat stock & add crabs. Simmer for about 10 mins. Over-cooking will turn meat tough.
    7. Add Enoki, Spring Onion, Milk, seasonings & stir well. Lastly, add wine to your aromatic soup & you’re ready to serve your tasty dish!


    Flower Crabs are really economical & relatively easy to cook compared to other species. So beginners cook who wanna try their hands on cooking a crab dish can always start off with this recipe.

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    First time cook this dish, everyone love it. Nice nice nice You can also put bee hoon instead of enoki. Nice too.  -  20 Feb 2013


    WHOA LAUW DAMN NICEEE  -  13 Apr 2015


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