How to Make Delicious Ginger and Scallion Stir-Fried Flower Crab?

Q: Can I use any type of crab for this recipe?
A: Yes, but flower crab (also known as blue crab) is recommended for its flavor and texture.

Q: What’s the purpose of coating the crab with starch?
A: Coating the crab in starch helps to give it a crispy texture when fried and also thickens the sauce later in the cooking process.

Q: Is it necessary to use both ginger and garlic?
A: Yes, ginger and garlic both contribute to the unique flavor profile of this dish.

Q: Can I adjust the seasoning measurements?
A: Absolutely, feel free to adjust the amount of soy sauce, cooking wine, and other seasonings according to your taste preferences.

Ginger and Scallion Stir-Fried Flower Crab


  • 2 Flower Crabs (Blue Crabs)
  • Adequate amount of Scallions
  • Adequate amount of Ginger slices
  • Adequate amount of Soy Sauce
  • Adequate amount of Cooking Wine
  • 4 cloves of Garlic
  • Adequate amount of Starch
  1. Prepare the ingredients.
  2. Clean the crabs and cut them into pieces.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Coat the crabs in starch.
  5. Fry the crabs in the pan until golden brown.
  6. Remove the crabs and set them aside.
  7. In the remaining oil, add ginger and garlic.
  8. Add the fried crabs and crab shells back to the pan.
  9. Add an adequate amount of cooking wine, soy sauce, and water.
  10. Cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with scallion pieces and stir-fry briefly.
  12. Serve the delicious dish hot.
  • Rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids from the crab.
  • Contains essential vitamins and minerals from scallions and ginger.
  • Low in calories but high in flavor.
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