GIANT CRAB SOUP WITH CITRONELLE AND SWEET POTATOES

 

2 giant crabs

1 liter of water

1 spoon of soja sauce

3 branches of citronelle

2 spoons of grated ginger

1 - 2 sliced chilis

2 zests of lime

1 boiled sweet potato

fresh mint leaves

 

Cook the crabs in boiling water for 5 minutes. And cut in 4 pieces. Put the 4 pieces of crabs in a frying pan with moderate heat. Add the water, leave it to boil, let simmer for a few minutes and scum the surface. Pour the broth in a pan and heat for 5 minutes with moderate heat, add the soja sauce, the citronelle finely sliced, the grated ginger, the chili and the zests of lime. Immerse the crabs in the broth for 2 minutes. Slice the sweet potatoes and dispose them in a plate with the mint leaves. Then add the crab and the broth.

 

Serves 4.

 

country : Seychelles

course : soup

 

source : Patricia Plummer [IRE_tag]