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Black Garlic & Ginger Crab Recipe

February 12, 2019

AN OCEAN HOUSE GUEST FAVOURITE

Chef Brodie Swanson's dungeness crab was undoubtedly a favourite among Ocean House guests this past season, which is not a surprise - there are few things more delicious that fresh caught Haida Gwaii dungeness crab! After many requests for the recipe, we are pleased to share it with you here.

Dungeness Crab Recipe


INGREDIENTS

  • Salt
  • Whole Dungeness Crab
  • 200g Black Garlic
  • 150g Ginger
  • 150g Green Onion
  • 150ml Fish Sauce
  • 60ml Honey
  • Butter

FOR THE CRAB

  1. Use about ¼tbs of salt per gallon of fresh water and bring to a boil.
  2. Immerse crab and bring water to a boil.
  3. Boil the crab for approx. 18-20 minutes.
  4. Remove crab from pot and rinse under cold water. Put aside.

FOR THE SAUCE

  1. Roughly chop the black garlic, ginger and green onion.
  2. Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender, blitz until smooth and mostly black and in a paste consistency.
  3. Use as much or as little butter as desired.
  4. Half the crab.
  5. Sautee the black garlic paste until very fragrant then add desired amount of butter.
  6. Add crab and stir thoroughly until crab is coasted in sauce.
  7. Garnish with chopped green onion.


Present to your guests along with your choice of accompaniments.
Hala ga taa come and eat!

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