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Crabmeat omelette

Posted by
spots (Singapore, Singapore) on 4 January 2008 in Food & Cuisine and Portfolio.

Easy to do and yummy

4 eggs
1/2ts sugar
1 ts hua tiao jiu
dash of salt & white pepper
1 tb cornflour
2 tb water
1 thumb of ginger, sliced
1 cup frozen crabmeat, defrosted
1 cup bean sprouts (tao gay)
1 ts soya sauce
a few drops sesame oil
1 stalk spring onion, chopped

1.Beat eggs together with sugar, hua tiao jiu, salt and pepper.
2. Mix cornflour and water into a paste and stir into egg mixture.
3. Heat some oil in a pan. Fry ginger till fragrant. Remove the ginger - it's the gingered oil you want.
4. Saute beansprouts and crabmeat in gingered oil. Season with soya sauce and sesame oil.
5. Pour egg mixture over the beansprouts and crabmeat. Cook without stirring till egg is set. Garnish with spring onions and serve hot.

I adapted this recipe from Singapore's Heritage Food cookbook. :)

FUJIFILM FinePix F10 1/170 second F/2.8 ISO 1600 8 mm

HubbaHubba from Singapore

It was indeed very very good :)

4 Jan 2008 5:11pm

Kent from Los Angeles, United States

i gotta try this someday--looks delicious!

4 Jan 2008 5:25pm

bwee from Singapore

Hey Ruth - read abt the feature article on yr husband in ST Home yesterday. U guys r famous now!!! heehee... :)

5 Jan 2008 2:27am

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

thanks,looks delicious and easy to prepare. I read about your hub in the chinese papers. Congratulations!:)

6 Jan 2008 4:03pm

Mama BoK from Yarmouth, Canada

Thanks..! will try that.. :)

6 Jan 2008 4:40pm

1/170 second
ISO 1600
8 mm