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Guide to Making Salted Egg Yolk Soft-Shell Crab

If you are a seafood lover and are looking for a unique, delicious, and exciting dish for your meal, then salted egg yolk soft-shell crab is the perfect choice. This dish is not only fragrant and nutritious but also quick and easy to prepare. KINGFISH will share with you a simple way to make salted egg yolk soft-shell crab at home.

I/ Ingredients

Making salted egg yolk soft-shell crab requires relatively simple ingredients that you can easily find at the market or supermarket:

• 500g of fresh soft-shell crabs
• 3-4 chicken eggs
• 2 tablespoons of fish sauce
• 1 tablespoon of sugar
• 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
• 1 tablespoon of finely ground roasted peanuts
• 1 tablespoon of finely chopped spring onions
• 1 tablespoon of finely chopped garlic
• 1 tablespoon of chili powder
• 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon of MSG (optional)

Now, let’s get started

II/ Steps to Follow

Here’s how to make salted egg yolk soft-shell crab. Follow these steps for the perfect result:

Step 1: Prepare the Soft-Shell Crabs

• Wash soft-shell crabs with seawater to eliminate filth.
• Scrub crabs with a wine bottle cap or soft brush to remove their black shells.
• For fresh, flavorful crab flesh, immerse soft-shell crabs in seawater for 30 minutes.

Step 2: Salted Egg Yolk Sauce

• Heat a pot of water and boil the chicken eggs for about 8-10 minutes.
• Afterward, place the eggs in cold water to cool them down.
• Once the eggs are cool, peel them and cut them in half.
• Separate the egg yolks and place them in a small bowl.
• Mix the egg yolks with fish sauce, sugar, sesame oil, finely ground roasted peanuts, finely chopped spring onions, finely chopped garlic, chili powder, black pepper, and MSG (if using). Stir until the mixture becomes a uniform sauce.

Step 3: Boil the Crabs

• Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the soaked soft-shell crabs.
• Boil the crabs for about 5-7 minutes until they turn a reddish-orange color.
• Then, remove the crabs from the pot and immerse them in cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 4: Coat the Crabs with Sauce

• Before covering the crabs with sauce, run a pointed knife or chopstick through the crab bodies from bottom to top to remove the contents.
• Put cleaned, gutted crabs in a dish.
• Coat the crabs evenly with the salted egg yolk sauce.
• Put the dish in the fridge for 30 minutes to let the crabs soak up the spices.

Step 5: Enjoy

• For optimum taste, let crabs sit at room temperature for 10-15 minutes before serving.
• Serve soft-shell crabs on a platter with finely chopped spring onions and chili powder.
• Eat this warm meal to enjoy the fresh, delicate soft-shell crab and aromatic salted egg yolk sauce

Finished! Finish your salted egg yolk soft-shell crab entrée and enjoy. It’s delicious and easy to make, right? The crab flesh is delicate and delicious, and the salted egg yolk sauce smells great. It goes well with hot rice or toast.

III/ Conclusion

We hope that with this guide, you can easily prepare salted egg yolk soft-shell crab at home. Enjoy this unique dish with your family and friends on special occasions to create memorable experiences.