Shrimp-Stuffed Crab Claws
Try this Shrimp-Stuffed Crab Claws simple and tasty appetizer for your next gathering!!
3 fresh meaty crabs with big claws, boiled, cut the claws, shelled
1 cup medium shrimps, deviened, shelled
1/2 egg white, slightly beaten
1.5 teaspoon of cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of sugar
a pinch of white pepper
4 tablespoons of cornflour for coating
peanut oil for frying
Put shrimp meat in a blender or food processor to make a paste, add ingredients of marinade into the processor and blend for a few seconds or till smooth.
Remove shrimp paste to a bowl, add egg white to the shrimp paste bit by bit, stir till the paste is sticky and firm.
Remove shell of the crab claws, wet your hand with some water, wrap a big spoonful of shrimp paste to cover up the claw meat, , roll it in the corn flour, repeat this with the other 5 claws.
Heat peanut oil in a wok over medium heat, when you see there are bubbles sticking on your bamboo chopstick, it means the oil is hot enough for deep frying. Put the claws in the hot oil, fry till golden in colour. remove and drain the oil with paper towel.
Serve with mayo, tartar sauce or Chinese red vinegar (chop some ginger or garlic and put into the vinegar – optional)