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Chili Crab With Mantou

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Chili Crab with Mantou

by Michele Ow

Indulge this finger-licking good local favourite dish, Chili Crab with Mantou that will leave you wanting more.

Cuisine : Asian Course :  Main Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 115 mins Cook : 25 mins Ready in : 140 mins Serves : 2 Servings


INGREDIENTS:

Ingredients for Mantou

  • 1 packet (11g) Yeast
  • 30ml Warm water
  • 400g Hong Kong flour
  • 2g Salt
  • 40g Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda – optional
  • 200ml Milk

Ingredients for Chili Crab

  • 8 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cornflour
  • 2 tsp Miso
  • 6 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Chilli sauce
  • Crab, cleaned, in pieces
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Lime juice
  • 2 sprigs Spring onions
  • Chopped coriander leaves

DIRECTIONS:

  1. For Mantou, follow steps 2 to 8.
  2. Activate yeast by adding yeast to 30ml warm water & wait 5mins.
  3. In a mixing bowl with dough hook, add 400g Hong Kong flour, yeast mixture, salt, vegetable oil, baking powder, baking soda & milk. Mix for a few mins.
  4. Remove and knead for a few mins.
  5. Allow to rise for 1 hour.
  6. Knead for 5 mins.
  7. Cut and roll into logs for mantou and allow rising for 30m.
  8. Steam for 10min.
  9. For Chili Crab, follow steps 10 to 18.
  10. Whisk ingredients for sauce together.
  11. Mince garlic.
  12. Fry garlic and chilli sauce.
  13. Stir in crab.
  14. Add sauce and combine quickly.
  15. Cover and turn on high heat for 3-5m.
  16. Break egg and combine in sauce for a few seconds.
  17. Squeeze in 1 tsp lime juice.
  18. Serve with spring onions & chopped coriander leaves.
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