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Chinese Recipe : Steamed Crab with Glutinous Rice

 Live crab


 Glutinous rice



 6 pieces

 Dried lotus leaf

 1 piece

 Spring Onion

 1 sprig


 1 sprig

 Chopped Ginger

 1 tbsp


 For stir-fry



 Seasoning :



 1 tsp

 Chicken Power

 1 tsp

 Light Soy sauce

 4 tsp

 Dark Soy sauce

 2 tsp


 2 tsp






1. Rinse glutinous rice, soak in water for 1 hour, change water and soak for another 1 hour, drain well.

 2. Rinse the Crabs , drain well. And cut crabs in pieces.

3. Bring water to boil. Boil the “Dried lotus leaf” till soft. Open it and wipe inside of Lotus Leaf to dry.

4. Line the steamer with Lotus Leaf. Trim the leaf edge to fit the steamer. Apply a layer of oil on leaf surface.


5. Heat 4 tbsp of oil. Fry the “Minced Garlic, Chopped Ginger” for a while. Add “Glutinous rice” and mix them well.


6. “Turn off the heat”. Pour in the seasoning and mix them well.


7. Spread with glutinous rice on lotus leaf. Smoothen the rice surface. Use a chopstick to make some holes on rice.  Then Steam for 15 minutes.


8. After 15 minutes, Sprinkle some water (about 2 tbsp, more water for softer texture) on rice surface. Cover the lid and steam for 15 minutes again.


9.  Arrange crab pieces over rice and steam for 10 more minutes. After 10 minutes, Serve hot with chopped coriander and spring onion.


10. Serve!

Crab roe on rice surface. And Crab juice is absorbed by Glutinous rice.

Tips: Why so many Garlic?  Taste of Garlic is very match with crab. It helps to richer the crab taste.