A collection of crab dishes from around the world.
Crab for sale on U Bien Bridge in Mandalay in Myanmar.Searching for Crab in Bangkok’s Chinatown.
Fresh grilled crab at Green Umbrella on Ngapali Beach in Myanmar.They served ‘dressed’ crab in England and Wales; we preferred the leg meat and sauce that they served it up in Ireland.Crab leg on the rocky beach on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland.When 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.
Choosing 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!
My 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.)Crab all tied up in red in a market in Vietnam.
Chile Crab at the Portugis settlement in Melaka, Malasia. One third the price of Chile Crab in Singapore and every bit as delicious. ‘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.
The 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 local crab in my future unless I catch it myself.More on Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: C – The C word needs to be at least 4 letters in length.