Kwoklyn Wan’s crab rice recipe

Delicate flakes of crab meat tossed through lightly seasoned fried rice.

crab rice
Sam Folan


2 tbsp vegetable oil
150g diced onion
2 eggs, beaten
145g can crab meat, drained
250g packet cooked basmati rice
1 tbsp oyster sauce
Pinch of salt
3 spring onions, finely chopped
Drizzle of sesame oil

  1. Place a nonstick wok over a medium-high heat, add the vegetable oil and fry the onion for 1-2 minutes, then add the beaten egg and stir gently, allowing the egg to set. As soon as the egg is cooked, add the crab meat and cook for a further 1 minute.
  2. Add the rice and combine well, then add the oyster sauce, salt and half the spring onions. Once the rice is piping hot, transfer to a serving plate, drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with the remaining spring onions.

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