Stir-fried crab with garlic chilli

January 29, 2023 - 07:26
With head chef Giang at Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Saigon Hotel
Stir-fried crab with garlic chilli. — VNS

Stir-fried crab with garlic chilli is an explosion of seafood flavour - deeply complex, mildly spicy, with a perfect balance of sweet and savoury.

If you are a lover of spicy food, Vietnam News invites you to try cooking a favourite dish of Head chef Giang at Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Saigon Hotel, to impress family members and loved ones.

Chef Giang is the head Chinese chef of Li Bai at Sheraton Saigon Hotel in HCM City. — VNS

Giang is Cantonese, with a mission to maintain authentic Cantonese flavors.

With his impeccable cooking credentials and over 30 years of experience, chef Giang is one of the key members behind Li Bai’s reputation amongst local customers and overseas visitors.


- Whole crab meat : 1kg

- Dry garlic to fried: 20gr

- Dry breadcrumb to fried: 50gr

- White part onion dice: 20gr

- Fresh red chili fine dice: 20gr

- Shrimp salted powder: 20gr

- Tapioca flour: 50gr


Clean the crab. Remove the crab's breast, cut it into four pieces and break the claws. Sprinkle tapioca flour on for coating.

Heat the wok with cooking oil and then fry until the crab is cooked with nice colour. Take it out

Heat the wok to sauté the onion's white part with diced red chili until fragrant.

Put in the fried crab and shake well. Add some dry garlic and dry breadcrumbs until it smells nice.

Add salted shrimp powder and mix again until fragrant.

Arrange the stir-fried crab with garlic chilli and enjoy.

Those too busy to cook, can enjoy this delicious delicacy at Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant of Sheraton Saigon Hotel at 80 Đông Du Street in HCM City’s District 1. For table reservations, call (028) 3827 2828. — VNS