Thai-style Crab Fried Rice

Awesome and pretty healthy! From one of my Thai cookbooks. Pictured with pesto asparagus (recipe to follow).

1 tbsp butter

1 clove garlic, chopped

3/4 cooked crab meat (I used backfin)

2 eggs

2.5 cups cooked white rice

1 tbsp tamari (dark soy sauce)

3 tbsp fish sauce, divided

1 tbsp sugar

1/2 a red pepper, chopped

1/2 green pepper, chopped

1/2 onion, chopped (or 1 scallion)

1 tomato, sliced

1/2 cucumber, sliced

cilantro, chopped

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 Thai chilis, chopped

Heat butter in pan. Stir fry garlic, onion and crab.

Add egg and scramble until cooked.

Add rice, tamari, 1 tbsp fish sauce and sugar. Stir fry unti heated through. Add peppers and some cilantro and cook another minute or so.

Garnish with tomato, more cilantro and cucumber. Serve with dipping sauce (chilis plus lemon juice and remaining fish sauce)



1 Comment

Filed under rice dishes, seafood

One response to “Thai-style Crab Fried Rice

  1. This sounds like a really nice recipe. I’m sure it was delicious.

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