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Title: Steamed Crab with Hot Sauce - Poo Neung *

User: nnss


Categories: hot, spicy, crabmeat, thai

amount unit name
1 2 pound crab, cleaned
8 minced garlic cloves
10 green thai chili peppers, minced
2 TB chopped cilantro root or coriander root and leaves
1/4 C fish sauce nam pla
1/4 C lime juice
2 TB sugar


As soon as the fishing boats return to harbor in the South the locals
want to taste the sweetness of the fresh crabs. Simple cooking
methods allow the natural taste of these crabs to be enjoyed.
~-- Leaving the shell intact, place the crab in a large steamer and
steam for 10 minutes on high heat. After the crab is cooked, remove
and set aside.
Prepare the hot sauce by combining all the ingredients in a small
bowl. Use as a dipping sauce. Crack the crab and dip into the sauce
before eating.
From: Thailand The Beautiful Cookbook. Typed by Syd Bigger.