Baked Crabs

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 12 black rock crabs (alive)
  • 2 packets fresh mushrooms (finely chopped)
  • 1 big onion (finely chopped)
  • 6 to 8 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 50 g - butter
  • 8 to 10 cloves garlic ( crushed)
  • 1 to 1.5 tbsp - flour
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 100 g - cheese (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp - oregano
  • tobasco sauce (as per taste)
  • 100 g - grated cheese (to be used when you grill the crabs)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Baked Crabs

  • Wash the crabs thoroughly (preferably with the help of a tooth brush to clean thoroughly).
  • Boil sufficient water in a pan. Put the crabs.
  • Give two boils. Add salt and switch off the gas.
  • Remove the crabs carefully and shell them.
  • Collect the meat and keep aside.
  • Lightly heat butter in a non-stick pan.
  • Add onions, garlic and green chillies.
  • Saute for few seconds.
  • Add mushrooms and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add flour and saute on a low flame. Slowly add milk.
  • Add grated cheese and mix.
  • Add the crab meat and mix well. Switch off the gas.
  • Add oregano and dash of tobasco sauce. Mix well.
  • Scoop out the mixture and stuff into the crab shells.
  • Evenly grate some more cheese on the crabs and grill till the cheese melts.