Crab Porridge

Serving:  2 - 4 person

Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes


2 pieces Mud Crabs (Cut and Cleaned)​

200 g (1.5 rice cup) of jasmine rice, wash and drained

10 pieces of dried scallops

12 slices of ginger

Spring onions


Salt and pepper to taste

Fish sauce to taste


STEP 1: Put in water, rice, scallops, ginger into a large pot. Cover the lid and bring to boil.

STEP 2: Leave the lid slightly open and reduce the heat to medium low. Cook for 1 hour until the rice turns into a smooth, congee-like texture.

STEP 3: Stir from time to time to prevent the porridge from sticking to the bottom of the pot. If porridge becomes too thick, add water.

STEP 4: After 1 hour of cooking the porridge, toss in the crab and let it sit in the porridge for a good 8 -12 minutes.

STEP 5: Season porridge with fish sauce and salt. Stir to mix well.

STEP 6: Garnish with spring onions.

STEP 7: Serve hot and enjoy! 

We Crabee are a big fan of seafood especially crabs. However, we noticed that many times, restaurants serve crabs that are no longer fresh and charge a premium price for it. You might be thinking now "but I see the crabs swimming in the fish tanks when I'm at the restaurants, how are they not fresh?"

Well, here's what you don’t know...



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