Coconut Crab in Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time : 5 mins  |  Cook Time : 30 mins  |  Servings : 6


Preparation Directions

  1. In a 3 qt. Color enamel Dutch oven combine coconut milk, cinnamon stick, star anise, chile flakes, cilantro, lime zest and juice, and sugar.
  2. Boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 30 minutes. Strain. Cool to room temperature.
  3. Put crab in a large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add coconut milk mixture.
  5. Toss gently, add green onions. Toss again, taking care not to break up crab.
  6. Scoop into lettuce cups and serve.