Steamed Soft Shell Crabs With Ginger Sauce Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Soft shell blue crabs12 Ounce, thawed if frozen (6 Crabs, 2 Ounces Each)
 Unseasoned rice vinegar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sliced green onions with tops2 Tablespoon
 Minced fresh ginger1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 343 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6%

Saturated Fat 0.81 g4.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 265.3 mg

Sodium 1004.4 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 62 g124.8%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C 28.3%

Calcium 32.8% Iron 17.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Drain crabs; then arrange, back sides up, in a single layer on rack.
Cover and steam over high heat until crabs are just opaque in center; cut to test about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, stir together vinegar, onion, ginger, and sugar in a small bowl.
Transfer crabs to warm plates; offer ginger flavored sauce to spoon over each portion.
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