Chinese Crayfish in Brine Recipe

Cuisine:

There are many ways to make crayfish. Almost every dishes are hot and spicy. Today, we introduce a new way for who like light and fresh taste. Boiled in salt water, not only keep original taste of the ingredients but also meet the people who can not eat too much spicy.

  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Ingredients

Directions

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Tips:

1. After simmering,  taste the sauce and add chicken powder if it is not salty enough.

2. For details of remove claws and gills: How to clean and devein crayfish like a pro.

Steps

1
Done

Remove crayfish’s claws and gills. Do not cut the head and remove sand vein. Rinse with water until clean.

2
Done

Let’s make the sauce. Use a bowl, add water, minced ginger, minced green onion, and garlic. Add a teaspoon of fennel and 3 dried red pepper. Bring to a boil, then add cooking wine, salt, and white pepper. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.

3
Done

Add water to another pot and bring to a boil. Add 1/2 cooking wine, then pour into the crayfish. (DO NOT stir). Boil for 2 minutes and stir well. Then continue to boil for another 2 minutes. Remove crayfish from the water. 

4
Done

Put the crayfish into the sauce. Boil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 tablespoon chicken powder. Then remove from the heat and serve.

Allen

A Chinese foodie and gastronome. I love cooking and blogging.

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