Chilli Crab

Kepiting Pedas

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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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This dish is as much a popular Indonesian dish as a Chinese one. But on my most recent trip to Indonesia, I swore I would never again order chilli crab anywhere. The way it is cooked and served, however attractive it may look on the plate, is invariably disappointing. Even if you eat as local people do, by hand, there is very little meat inside the cracked shells. Maybe the cook has used the meat for something else, and leaves his customers licking their fingers, enjoying (or not) the taste