Caranguejos Recheados (Stuffed crabs)

Caranguejos Recheados (Stuffed crabs)

No ratings yet
Servings: 6
Calories: 271


  • 6 Crabs medium-sized, washed
  • 2 oz Butter
  • 1 Onion large, minced
  • 2 Green chillies minced
  • 6 cloves Garlic lasan, minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger adrak, minced
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric haldi powder (optional)
  • a pinch Black pepper kali mirch powder
  • Salt to taste 2 tsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon nimbu juice
  • 1 Egg large, beaten
  • 1 oz Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp Butter


  • Plunge the crabs into a pan of boiling water. Boil for a few minutes till they turn red. Drain and cool.
  • Remove the hard shells, wash and keep aside. Carefully remove and discard the stomach pouch and the gills.
  • Lift out as much meat as possible from the body. Crack the claws and remove the meat from within.
  • Heat the butter in a pan; saute the onion till soft. Add the next 6 ingredients; saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the crab; cook for 2 minutes. Mix in green coriander and lemon juice. Remove from heat.
  • Mix in the egg and fill into the crab shells. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs, dot with butter and grill or bake till golden brown on top. Serve hot.
Calories: 271 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 30 g
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 149 mg
Sodium: 661 mg
Potassium: 644 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 482 IU
Vitamin C: 11 mg
Calcium: 101 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Fish & Seafood
Save to Favorites

No account yet? Register

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating