Black Pepper Crab or Crayfish

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

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  • 1 cup (250 ml) olive oil for stir-frying
  • 2 kg (4


  1. Heat half of the olive oil in a wok over high heat and stir-fry half of the crabs or crayfish for 3 minutes. Cover, and cook for 8 minutes until the shells change colour. Remove the cooked shellfish from the oil and set aside to drain. Then repeat with the second batch.
  2. To make the Sauce, heat the butter and 2