Butter garlic crab

4
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 150g of unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp of garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 350g of white crab meat, picked
  • 40g of brown crab meat, picked
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice
  • 1 handful of coriander leaves
  • sea salt, to taste
  • bread, or papads, for dipping
  • 1 nori sheet, blitzed to a powder (optional)

Method

1
Place a heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat and add a few tablespoons of water. Add the butter and stir until it melts and forms an emulsion
  • 150g of unsalted butter
2
Add the garlic, green chillies and black pepper and cook for a few seconds before adding the white and brown crab meat. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, until the crab has absorbed most of the liquid and the consistency is creamy and smooth
  • 4 tbsp of garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 350g of white crab meat, picked
  • 40g of brown crab meat, picked
3
Remove the pan from the heat, finish with the lime juice and coriander and season to taste with salt. Spoon into a bowl and serve with the papads or bread, dusted with the nori powder (if using)
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice
  • 1 handful of coriander leaves
  • sea salt, to taste
  • bread, or papads, for dipping
  • 1 nori sheet, blitzed to a powder (optional)