Thai blue swimmer crab

Thai blue swimmer crab
  • 0:30 Prep
  • 0:45 Cook
  • 6 Servings
  • Advanced

*Disclaimer: This recipe is a member recipe. It has not been tested by the team.


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 400ml can coconut cream
  • 2 x 400ml can coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste
  • 6 blue swimmer crabs, cooked, meat removed
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mixed spices
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • Fresh coriander, to garnish


  • Step 1
    Heat the oil in a wok and then add the coconut cream. Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Step 2
    Slowly add the coconut milk to the wok, add the Thai green paste and let sit for 6 or so minutes occasionally stirring.
  • Step 3
    Add the brown sugar, fish sauce, spices and garlic to the sauce and stir. Add the ready prepared crabs to the sauce and sit for a minute or two. Set aside.
  • Step 4
    While the sauce is resting, cook the basmati rice.
  • Step 5
    To serve, spread a layer of rice onto a plate, place bits of crab on top and pour the delicious spicy sweet sauce on top. Garnish with coriander if you wish.

  • Author: Member recipe
  • Publication: Member recipe



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