Filipino crispy crablets recipe
This crispy crablets recipe is a perfect appetizer for cocktail parties. It's easy to prepare and cooks fast. The crablets are usually sold along riverbanks in the Philippines, which is better than the frozen crablets.
Servings 4 people
- 2 lbs crablets cleaned
- 4 tbsp gin or sherry (optional)
- 1 cup cornstarch
- ½ tbsp salt
- 2 tsp ground black pepper
- 3 cups cooking oil
Place the crablets in a bowl then pour in gin or sherry. Mix gently.
Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper, then mix well.
Heat a frying pan or cooking pot and pour in cooking oil.
Dredge the crablets in cornstarch, then fry until the texture becomes crispy.
Remove from the pan and place on a plate lined with paper towels.
Once excess oil drips off completely, arrange on a serving plate and serve with spicy vinegar dip.
Share and enjoy!