Korean Blue Crabs Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 live blue crabs
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cold water
How to cook Korean Blue Crabs:
  • Cut the live crabs in the following manner: Remove the back shell and the innards. Halve the crab down in the center, leaving the claws attached to the body.
  • Slice the garlic. Cut the scallions into 1 1/2-inch lengths.
  • Heat the sesame oil in a heavy pot. Saute the crabs, scallions and garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add the water and salt and cover. Steam for 15 minutes.
  • Adjust the flame and watch the water level in the pot carefully. If too much water remains when the steaming is complete, the flavor will be lost.
  • If there is not enough water left, the crabs will burn.

Notes:

The Korean Blue Crabs recipe very easy to prepare and so good!
The Kenyan name for this recipe is Kwae Bokum.


This recipe for Korean Blue Crabs serves/makes: 4

The Korean Blue Crabs (Kwae Bokum) recipe is adopted from The Korean Cookbook by Judy Hyun 1993.

Main Ingredient: Crab (more Crab recipes)
Preparation Method: Steamed (more Steamed recipes)
Cuisine: Korean (more Korean recipes)

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