*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 STEAMED CRAB WITH HOT SAUCE - POO NEUNG *
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    2 Pound Crab, Cleaned
                         -----HOT SAUCE-----
    8                    Minced Garlic Cloves
   10                    Green Thai Chili Peppers,
                         - Minced
    2       tb           Chopped Cilantro Root Or
                         - Coriander Root And Leaves
      1/4   c            Fish Sauce (Nam Pla)
      1/4   c            Lime Juice
    2       tb           Sugar
 
   As soon as the fishing boats return to harbor in the South the locals want
   to taste the sweetness of the fresh crabs.  Simple cooking methods allow
   the natural taste of these crabs to be enjoyed.
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   Leaving the shell intact, place the crab in a large steamer and steam for
   10 minutes on high heat.  After the crab is cooked, remove and set aside.
   
   Prepare the hot sauce by combining all the ingredients in a small bowl. Use
   as a dipping sauce.  Crack the crab and dip into the sauce before eating.
   
   From: Thailand The Beautiful Cookbook.  Typed by Syd Bigger.
  
 
 
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