Q: Can I substitute the special drunken braising sauce with another sauce?
A: The unique flavor of this dish largely depends on the drunken braising sauce. While you can experiment with other sauces, the taste will be significantly different.
Q: Is it necessary to soak the crabs in salt water?
A: Yes, soaking the crabs in salt water helps to clean them thoroughly and can also draw out impurities.
Q: How do I know when the crabs are fully cooked?
A: The crabs are fully cooked when their shells turn a bright red color and the flesh becomes opaque.
Drunken Braised Hairy Crab with Red Paste
- 1 bottle of Special Drunken Braising Sauce
- 4 Hairy Crabs
- 10 Green Onions
- 1 piece of Ginger
- Start with fresh hairy crabs, a symbol of parental love.
- Note the large size of the crabs.
- Soak the crabs in saltwater for half an hour, then thoroughly wash and brush them.
- Add an appropriate amount of water to a pot.
- Add chopped green onions and ginger slices.
- Bring the water to a boil, then continue boiling for 10 minutes.
- Once the crabs are cooked, they should be in a 'running away' posture.
- Remove the cooked crabs from the pot.
- Admire the bright red color of the cooked crabs.
- Place the crabs on a serving plate.
- Open the bottle of special drunken braising sauce.
- Pour the sauce generously over the crabs.
- Add extra sauce if desired.
- Take a moment to appreciate the dish before serving.
- Enjoy the large, delicious crabs.
- Savor the sweet and delightful taste.
- Start enjoying one of the crabs yourself.
- Prepare this meal as a loving lunch for yourself and your mother.
- Present the finished dish.
- Take your time to fully enjoy the unique flavor.
- Rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
- Contains essential minerals like zinc and selenium.
- Low in calories but high in nutritional value.