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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Crabmeat Fritters Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

3

250 g

3

400 g

1/4

1.4

2 tablespoons

 

Sauce

10 g

15 g

45 ml

225 ml

15 ml

30 ml

Eggs

Bean sprouts

Green onions (scallions), chopped

Crabmeat

Salt

Cracked black peppercorns

Oil (for deep frying)

 

 

Cornstarch

Sugar

Soy sauce

Chicken broth

Nuoc Cham sauce

Dry Sherry

Method :
  • Beat the eggs in a bowl.

  • Stir in bean sprouts, green onions (scallions), and crabmeat, and add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Add oil in a frying pan to cover the base, heat it and drop in all of the crab mixture, 1 heaping tablespoon at a time.

  • Fry until golden brown on one side, then turn and brown the other side.

  • Remove from pan, and keep warm

  • To make the sauce, blend together the cornstarch and sugar in a pan.

  • Add soy sauce, chicken broth and nuoc cham sauce.

  • Slowly bring to the boil over a low heat, stirring all the time.

  • Cook for 3 minutes (or until sauce is thickened)

  • Stir the sherry into the mixture before serving.

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