Poo-Cha (Thai stuffed crab-shells)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:6
Rated : 3 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • Fish sauce -to taste.
  • 3 tbsp - Lime juice.
  • 1 tbsp - Minced garlic.
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar.
  • 1 tbsp - chilli paste.
  • 6 - Crabs, small or 1/2 lb Crab-meat.
  • 1/2 lb - Ground Pork (optional) or beef/chicken.
  • 1/2 lb - Finely chopped shrimps/ prawns.
  • 1/4 cup - Finely chopped green-onion.
  • 1 tbsp - Finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • 1 tbsp - Chopped garlic.
  • 1 tbsp - Fish sauce.
  • 1 tbsp - Corn-starch.
  • 1 tsp - Soya sauce.
  • 1/2 tsp - Ground pepper.
  • 1/2 tsp -Salt.
  • 1/2 tsp - Chilli paste.
  • 1 - Egg.
  • Peanut oil for deep frying.

How to Make Poo-Cha (Thai stuffed crab-shells)

  • Combine fish sauce, lime juice, garlic, sugar and chilli paste and mix well until the sugar dissolves.
  • Take the fresh crabs, steam for 30 mins.
  • Remove crab meat from the cavity/shell without breaking the shell.
  • Mix the crab meat, ground pork/beef/chicken, chopped prawns/shrimps, green onions, coriander leaves, garlic, fish sauce, corn starch, soya sauce, black pepper, chilli paste, salt and egg.
  • Stuff the shells with the mixture and deep fry until golden brown.
  • Drain excess oil on paper towels and serve with Thai chilli sauce, soya-chilli or garlic-chilli paste.
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