"Angry" Crab

“Angry” Crab
“Angry” Crab

This crab dish is hot and makes you look angry on the outside but happy on the inside! Sweet and delicate king crab is tossed with spicy hot Serrano chilies and garlic. You'll want to follow each bite with a sip of Caymus Conundrum to cool your palate. We also suggest serving this on sticky rice. (Note: Although highly acclaimed this hot dish is not for the timid.)

"Angry" Crab

Serves 3-4


2 pounds crab (Dungeness, snow or king) cooked and legs broken apart
4 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup olive oil
2 each Serrano chilis
4 cloves garlic, sliced thin
3 each green onions, chopped
1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons soy sauce
6 sprigs cilantro, stems attached

  1. Clean crab and crack shells with the back of a knife slightly to expose meat.
  2. Toss with flour and set aside.
  3. Find the biggest fry pan you have and heat to medium-high heat.
  4. Add olive oil and then add crab and cook until crusty on one side.
  5. Add chilies and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  7. Turn off heat and add green onions, sesame seeds and soy sauce.
  8. Plate on a big platter with the legs reaching for the sky.
  9. Garnish with cilantro and then get crackin'!
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