Black Bean Roasted Dungeness Crab

Black Bean Roasted Dungeness Crab

Here is an original dish that comes with a savory sauce to compliment your dungeness crab. The crab should be steamed first or use store bought, precooked dungeness crab to cut your preparation time.

Black Bean Roasted Dungeness Crab

Serves 8

Black Bean Sauce Ingredients

1/2 cup Miso paste
1/3 cup Sake
1/2 cup Aji Mirin
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoon Sambal Oelek
4 ounce fermented black bean, rinsed well

Black Bean Crab Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients and hold for service.
Black Bean Crab Ingredients

8 ea. Dungeness crab, live
4 ounce peanut oil
2 tablespoon Kosher salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
4 tablespoons ginger, fresh, grated
4 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 batch black bean sauce
4 ounces green onions, bias cut
2 ounces green onions, whites only, fine julienne

Black Bean Crab Directions
  1. Clean crab by taking the cap off and removing the gills. Leave viscera in cap if desired.
  2. Break apart crab legs into individual pieces and crack with back of chef's knife.
  3. Heat oil in large wok or sauté pan until smoking. Add crab legs and caps and toss to coat with oil.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, continuing to cook for 1 minute, stirring well.
  5. Add ginger and garlic, sauté lightly for 30 seconds and place in 400 degree oven and roast until 140 degrees internal temperature.
  6. Remove from oven, add sauce and bias cut green onions. Toss until well coated.
  7. Place cap on serving plate and stack legs inside the cap. Garnish with julienned green onions.
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