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Butter Pepper Garlic Crab Recipe

Butter Pepper Garlic Crab
How to make Butter Pepper Garlic Crab

A quick and easy crab recipe oozing with butter and dominant flavors of garlic, chillies and black pepper.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Butter Pepper Garlic Crab

  • 2 crabs, washed and cleaned
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 + 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 + 1 Tbsp freshly ground pepper
  • 20-25 cloves garlic, mildly crushed
  • 7-8 green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt, to taste and to be added in the end if required
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish (Optional)

How to Make Butter Pepper Garlic Crab

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In a kadhai, add olive oil. Once heated add 3/4 cup butter.
Once the butter melts add 4 Tbsp black pepper, garlic cloves and green chillies.
Once it starts to splutter add the washed crabs. Cook for a minute and add lemon juice. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes.
Add the rest of the butter and pepper and keep cooking the crabs covered till done. The crab meat should cook in about 10-15 minutes.
Enjoy this dish with appams or ready made kulchas.
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