Homestyle Crab Beehoon

You will need: 

ÁO Clam & Flower Crab Broth (1000ml)
1 Large Crab (800g - 1kg)
400g Thick Bee Hoon
40g Butter
3 Garlic Cloves, smashed
8 - 10 Old ginger slices
Your favourite vegetables (Kailan / Bok Choy)
3 - 4 tablespoons Shaoxing / Hua Tiao Wine (optional)
Salt & Pepper (to taste)
Spring onions / Coriander (garnish)

 

Steps:

Clean crab, remove claws and cut body into 4. With the back of a knife gently pound claws to crack shell.

Heat butter in a wok and fry ginger and garlic together till fragrant.

Add in the crab piece and half the Shaoxing / Hua Tiao wine.

Pour in the ÁO Broth and bring to a slow simmer.

Add in a dash of pepper and simmer on high heat for 6 - 8 minutes, till crab is cooked (red).

Add water to adjust consistency of soup (if too thick).

Add in thick bee hoon and leafy vegetables and allow to simmer for a minute.

Finish with remaining Shaoxing / Hua Tiao wine and garnish.

Serve and enjoy immediately.


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