Saturday, December 10, 2011

Steamed Crab with Glutinuos Rice in Lotus Leaf

1.Pour the glutinous rice into a mixing bowl. Add enough water in the bowl to cover the rice. Soak 4-6 hours.The longer the rice is soaked, the easier it is to cook.

2.Add the glutinous rice at about 1 to 1 1/2 cups more water than the rice. Add some chicken stock & a few Chinese dry mushroom (soak and slice) in the tray.

3.Lay a wire mesh rack over a steamer to cook the glutinous rice for 20 minutes.

4. Next, soften the lotus leaf, bring to boil and soak in cold water. Rinse & dry & ready to use

5. Remove the rice tray from the steamer and transfer the glutinous rice into the lotus leaf .

6.Place the crabs on top the glutinous rice + add bit of salt & few slice of ginger and bring to steam for another 15 minutes. Allow the glutinous rice to set for 10 minutes before removing it from the steamer.


  1. Oh! first time seeing this.
    Ok ok! my lotus leaves has been sittting in my drawers for more than 1 year. I must find crabs to make this one day.

  2. Run out of ideal, so just cook what I have to make it intresting. Crabs (female) is always my family favourite. Whoo, yummy with those eggs.....

  3. fantastic.. i love crabs. i am sure is going to be very good.. pls invite me..