Steamed Crab In Sauce


1 kg Crab, cleaned and halve

Grounded Ingredients:

2 lemon grass (serai)
1" galangal(lengkuas)
3 nips garlic
1" ginger

For the sauce:

1 tbsp light soya sauce
3 tbsp thick soya sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp sweet plum sauce(optional)
A few drops sesame oil
1-1/2 tsp corn flour + 1 cup water
Salt to taste
2 tsp sugar

For Garnishing:

2 red chillies chopped thinly
1 stalk spring onions


1. Place the crab on a metal pan ready to steam.
2. Combine the pounded ingredients and the sauces together in a different bowl.Stir mixture to get a smooth sauce.
3. Pour the sauce on the crab.
4. Place the metal pan over rapid boiling water.
5. Wipe off the cover before closing.
6. Steam for 35-40 min.
7. Garnish with red chillies and spring onions. Serve hot with rice.