Do you love crab? But boring with some old recipes? Have you ever heard about Steamed Chopped Crab Meat (Chả Cua), one of amazing Vietnamese Dish Recipes? I bet you can not forget its flavor from the first time you eat. Using this dish with noodle soup or boiled rice and fish sauce is all delicious.
Steamed Chopped Crab Meat (Chả Cua)
The process is quite easy as well. If you want to cook one of Vietnamese Dish Recipes like this dish, please follow our instructions carefully and you can serve one amazing dish for yourself, family and friends. Let us cook now.


200gr crab meat
300gr half lean half fat pork meat
20gr dried chinese vermicelli
3 yolks + 5 Jelly’s ear mushrooms
1 tablespoon tapioca starch
1 mould (diameter: 20cm)
Spice: pepper + salt + sugar + garlic + chili + purple onion + sesame oil + oyster oil + monosodium (optional)
Cilantro, vegetable oil, soy sauce.


*** Prepare:

- Crab meat: Check again to guarantee there is no bone into meat.
- Pork meat: Clean and mince it.
- Chinese Vermicelli: Soak into cold water about 5 – 10 minutes. Then, slice into 1cm for each piece
- Jelly’s ear mushroom: Soak into cold water about 5 – 10 minutes. Cut off the root, slice thinly
- Purple onion + garlic: Peel off the cover, and mince (5 cloves for each)
- Cilantro: Clean and slice small.

*** Cooking: Like previous posts, before cooking, I always want to say again that you should not neglect when cooking one of amazing Vietnamese Dish Recipes.

Step 1: Mix crab meat + pork meat + chinese vermicelli + 2 yolk + sliced jelly’s ear mushroom + purple onion + garlic + pepper + salt + sugar + 1 teaspoon sesame oil + 1 teaspoon oyster oil + 1 tablespoon tapioca starch together. Stir well.

Step 2: Add a little oil on the bottom of mould. Then, our mixture above into mould and bring to steam about 30 – 40 minutes. Cover the pot when steaming with medium heat.

Step 3: The last one yolk, you stir it well, add pepper + salt + 1 tablespoon sesame oil + sliced spring onion and pour on the face of mixture after steamed. With this step, do not cover the pot, steam more 15 minutes and turn off the heat.If you love spicy, you can add more sliced chili on the face of mixture.

Finally, your dish is ready to serve. Wait to get cold, then you slice into small pieces. Using with noodle soup or boiled rice and fish sauce added sliced chili is all bring an amazing flavor in your mounth. How do you think? Love it? Good Luck for your cooking and do not miss our next dishes about Vietnamese Dish Recipes next time. See you tomorrow.
Steamed Chopped Crab Meat (Chả Cua)
From Vietnamese Food Team.

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