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Crab Curry with Kaffir Lime


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  • 1 crab frozen or fresh (ask your fishmonger cut into pieces)
  • 8 oz of fresh tomato juice or peeled tomatoes
  • 1 oz of ginger, peeled and crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled, crushed and degermed
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric (saffron IEP)
  • 1 onion, peeled, sliced ​​and minced
  • some water
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • zest of half a kaffir lime (optional)
  • snipped fresh chives (optional)


Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a pot, brown the onion in a little oil, then add garlic and ginger, stir a few seconds and add the chopped tomatoes and cook down, to a puree. Add turmeric, salt, pepper, kaffir lime and thyme and stir. to Add crab, mix well and add water halfway covering the crab. Bring to a boil and cook about 15 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally.

Step 2

Serve with white rice and a green mango rougail.

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