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Green Curry with Deep-Fried Soft-Shell Crab recipe

Green Curry with Deep-Fried Soft-Shell Crab

by Chef Big (@chefbig29)
Prep Time
15min
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
45min
ThaiLunchDinnerMain CourseSeafoodNon-Vegetarian

A flavorful Thai green curry with deep-fried soft-shell crab, eggplant, and aromatic herbs.

Ingredients

2 Servings
(1 serving = 1 bowl)
  • 150g
    soft-shell crab
  • 1tbsp
    oil
  • 80g
    green curry paste
  • 1/2g
    kaffir lime leaves
  • 1tsp
    chicken powder
  • 1/2tsp
    MSG
  • 2tbsp
    rock sugar
  • 1tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 500mL
    coconut milk
  • 250mL
    water
  • 100g
    eggplant
  • 20g
    red chili
  • 5
    leaves sweet basil

Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

  2. Add green curry paste and stir-fry until fragrant.

  3. Add coconut milk and water, then bring to a boil.

  4. Add chicken powder, MSG, rock sugar, and fish sauce. Stir well.

  5. Add eggplant and cook until tender.

  6. Add kaffir lime leaves and red chili. Simmer for a few more minutes.

  7. Deep-fry the soft-shell crab until golden and crispy.

  8. Add the deep-fried soft-shell crab to the curry.

  9. Garnish with sweet basil leaves before serving.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For a spicier curry, add more red chili.

  2. Serve with steamed jasmine rice for a complete meal.

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Chef Big

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I am a Thai chef. Cooking mixed food Asian and Western

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