Steamed marinated crab w/glutinous rice

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 (large) crabs
2 slices Fresh ginger root
2 Scallion stalks
¼ cup Sherry
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
2 cups Glutinous rice
4 cups Water
1 tablespoon Oil
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Soy sauce

1. Clean crabs. Mince ginger root and scallions; then combine with sherry and soy sauce. Add to crabs and let stand 30 to 40 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain, reserving marinade.

2. Meanwhile wash and cook glutinous rice (see "How-to Section").

3. Transfer rice to a deep heatproof bowl. Blend in oil, salt, sugar and remaining soy sauce. Top with crabs. Pour the reserved marinade over.

4. Steam until done (about 1 hour). See "How-to Section".

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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