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Crispy Crablets Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. crablets cleaned
  • 4 tablespoons gin or sherry optional
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 3 cups cooking oil


  • Place the crablets in a bowl then pour-in gin or sherry. Mix gently.
  • Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper then mix well.
  • Heat a frying pan or cooking pot and pour-in cooking oil.
  • Dredge the crablets in cornstarch then deep fry until the texture becomes crispy.
  • Remove from the pan and place in a plate lined with paper towel.
  • Once excess oil drips-off completely, arrange in a serving plate and serve with spicy vinegar dip.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g