Crab fried rice in Phu Quoc

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Don’t be surprised if you can encounter fried rice with crab in every restaurant in Phu Quoc. There was one tourist who commented that if you tried fried rice with crab in Phu Quoc, you can feel the essence of the island, the quintessence of the sea and the rustic simplicity of Phu Quoc people. Fried rice with crab is the combination of fragrant rice, tasty boiled crab meat, slices of fried eggs and spicy sliced chili sauce. All of these ingredients are blended to create a very idyllic and tasty flavor that mesmerizes every demanding guest. Crab Fried Rice Phu Quoc island Vietnam processes a yellow nursery of beautiful yellow silk. Rice finished the fried served with finely chopped cucumber, fresh vegetables, sliced ​​tomato sauce used with bartender. This is good food, rich in protein and tastes very impressive features and very hard to forget. No tapilu as of Hue mussel rice, not brightly colored like Yangzhou fried rice from China, crab fried rice Phu Quoc island is reinforced by the land, is the essence of the sea, is the spirit of southern Vietnam. In essence, this rice dish is crab mix and fried rice dishes are white stylized dishes daily from farmers.

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Fried Rice with Fresh Crab via otophuquoc.com

What You Need

  • 3-4 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 large cloves minced garlic
  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine, optional
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup cooked lump crab meat (half of a 16 oz. can)
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges

How To Make It

First, prep all of your ingredients, including your aromatics–ginger, garlic, cilantro, and scallion. Prep the beaten eggs as well and set them aside. Only when you have all the ingredients prepared and ready to go should you start cooking.

Heat the cooking oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add the ginger first, stirring for 30 seconds. Then add the garlic.

When the garlic is just cooked (before it starts to turn golden), add the cooked rice to the wok, and turn up the heat to high. Stir fry the rice for 3 minutes or so until it’s thoroughly combined with the ginger/garlic mixture and/or warmed through if you’re using leftover rice.

Fried Rice with Fresh Crab via pinterest

Now for the flavorings: add the white pepper, fish sauce, soy sauce, and shaoxing wine to the rice. If it’s not quite salty enough for you or if you know you won’t be eating it with added hot sauce, now is the time to add salt to taste. Stir-fry to combine. Using your wok spatula, spread the rice out into an even layer along the surface of the wok. Pour the beaten egg evenly over the rice.

Stir the rice until all of the egg is cooked and incorporated. The egg coats the rice and makes for a most excellent savory experience. Much better than broken up bits/huge chunks of scrambled egg throughout.

Before adding the crab, use your wok spatula to once more spread the rice evenly in the wok. Add the crab to the rice and stir fry thoroughly.

When the crab is warmed through, add the scallion and cilantro and stir-fry briefly until the herbs are just wilted.

Serve and finish with a squeeze of lime and your favorite chili oil!

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