How to make it

  • Wrap the bean curd in a paper or cloth towel and squeeze out as much water as possible.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine Bean Curd, Crab Meat, 1 Egg, Wine, Green Onion, Garlic, Sesame Oil, Salt and Pepper.
  • Lightly mix with hands or wooden spoon. Do not over mix.
  • Divide mixture into 8 balls and flatten into small cakes (about 3 inches diameter.)
  • Place on a sheet pan lined with wax paper or foil and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Spread flour on a plate . Lightly beat the 2 remaining eggs in a shallow bowl with a few drops of water.
  • Heat 1 Tablespoon of Oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until very hot but not smoking.
  • Working with 4 cakes at a time, dredge each cake in flour , coat with the egg and quickly add to the skillet.
  • Fry 2 minutes per side or until the coating is golden but moist. Transfer to a rack and cook the remaining cakes the same way. Place cakes on a large platter or individual plates arranged with a bed of Lettuce
  • Garnish with Lemon quarters, Parsley, and Chile Threads. Serve with Vinegar/Soy Dipping sauce.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine Soy Sauce, Rice Wine (or Dry Vermouth), Vinegar, Sesame Oil, Lemon Juice and a pinch of Salt. Mix well. Just before serving, pour into individual dipping bowls. Sprinkle each bowl with either chopped Pine Nuts or Sesame Seeds and top with Chile Threads. Keep any unused sauce in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

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    " It was excellent "
    choclytcandy ate it and said...
    you have some great recipes posted. another ^5
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  • psyann 13 years ago
    Thank you for the suggestion. This looks GREAT. I will be trying this soon, just to get practice in. I'll most definitely be cooking this for him when he comes home. He'll fall in love with me all over again. lol Again thanks, and I'll tell you how they come out. :D
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    " It was excellent "
    meals4abby ate it and said...
    Oh, now that's what I'm talking about, Jim!! Very nice...I can't wait to try this one!
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    " It was excellent "
    gourmetana ate it and said...
    5* Jim! this is a keeper!
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    " It was excellent "
    sheba ate it and said...
    You have some very unique and great recipes. Always look forward to see what you are posting. TX
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  • waterlily 14 years ago
    Wow! is right! I just actually FELT my socks get knocked off. I'm going to try these as soon as I can find some good fresh crab! Thanks!
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  • virginprincess 14 years ago
    Wow! ;)
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Sounds interesting. I am going to try it for sure.
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  • maggiehc 14 years ago
    I love that tofu is used instead of bread crumbs. I can't wait to try these!
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    " It was excellent "
    crabhappychick ate it and said...
    What a fantastic bunch of ingredients! My favorite crab with my favorite Asian flavors. Mmmmm- mmmmmmm. This is bookmarked and waiting until I have another crab-lover over for dinner! Thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    These sound super delicious, Jim. I love the flavors and the ingredients coming into play here. I cannot wait to try them. You rock, sweetie...

    You should add the oh-so delicious crab at Step 2 as well, yes?

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