Crab Starts with the Letter C

A collection of crab dishes from around the world.

Crab for sale on U Bien Bridge in Mandalay in Myanmar.Crab For Sale on U Bien Bridge in Mandalay in MyanmarSearching for Crab in Bangkok’s Chinatown.
Searching for Crab in Bangkok's ChinatownFresh grilled crab at Green Umbrella on Ngapali Beach in Myanmar.fresh grilled crab at Green Umbrella on Ngapali Beach in MyanmarThey served ‘dressed’ crab in England and Wales; we preferred the leg meat and sauce that they served it up in Ireland.Dressed crab at the Windmill Inn in EnglandCrab leg on the rocky beach on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland.Crab leg on the rocky beach on the Aran Island of Inisheer in IrelandWhen we saw ‘crab simaru’ on a French menu we assumed it was some type of Japanese crab. But it turned out to be simulated crab – bit of a disappointment that.
crab simaru (simulated crab) saladChoosing which crab we want for dinner at Ko Lanta Garden Home in Thailand – Rah promised her mom would cook it up any way we liked it!
Rah & Al with a misbehaving crab c. 1993My tom yam soup (14Rm) when it came, was SPICY and fragrant with lemon grass, cilantro, spices, four large prawns & half a crab! I felt like I’d won the jackpot. (Daddy’s cafe on Coral Beach in Palau Pangkor, Malaysia.)tom yam soup at Daddy's cafeCrab all tied up in red in a market in Vietnam.
Crab all tied up in red in a market in VietnamChile Crab at the Portugis settlement in Melaka, Malasia. One third the price of Chile Crab in Singapore and every bit as delicious. Chile Crab at the Portugis settlement in Melaka, Malasia‘Roll your Own’ sushi party showing (counterclockwise from lower left): salmon, tuna, fish roe, miso soup, green tea, wasabi, cucumber, shiso leaf and avocado plate, nori seaweed sheets, more green tea and shredded faux crab in the center. From my Japanese cooking class no. 3.
'roll your own' sushi partyThe local Dungeness crabs have a notable sweet tasty meat – unfortunately they’ve become popular in Asia and have jumped in price from $10/pound (~ $25 for a typical crab) to way more – $35/pound! So it looks like there isn’t much crab local crab in my future unless I catch it myself.Crab signs on Vancouver IslandMore on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: C – The C word needs to be at least 4 letters in length.

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