Yung Hai Kim

Stuffed Crab Claws

Preparation info

  • 12 to 14

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Dim Sum Book

The Dim Sum Book

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1982

  • About

Although these are called “stuffed” crab claws, they are actually croquettes molded around the outside of the crab claws. The crab claws can be purchased at any fish market.



  1. Prepare Basic Shrimp Filling and make sure it is completely chilled.

  2. Steam the crab claws for 10 to 12 minutes and set aside.

  3. Sprinkle the surfaces of 2 cookie sheets or baking pans with the 4 tablespoons of tapioca flour, covering completely. In a shallow dish, place ¾