Poo dong (spicy crabs pickled salad)

6 servings
15 min
35 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
1 kg. fresh crabs.

1 cup of fish sauce

1 cup of boiled water

8 tablepsoons sugar

4 tablepsoons sea salt

For salad sauce:

1 tablepsoon chili chopped

2 head of peel garlic finely slices

1 tablepsoon of Cordial root chopped

4 tablepsoons of lime water

1 teaspoon palm sugar



  • Preparation for Crabs:
    Bring fresh sea crabs clean well and let's dry under room temperature. Than bring fresh crabs put in plastic bag one by one. Then bring fresh crab in plastic bag to be immersed in freezer about 1 hour.
  • Preparation for pickle:
    Heat fish sauce, water, sugar and sea salt in a pot over medium heat until boiled. Then turn off the heat and let it cool. Bring crab in plastic bag out from freezer and out from plastic bag put in container for fermented. Poor pickle sauce onto the crab to provide flood and cover the container and bring into freeze again over the night. And we can cook.
  • Preparation for salad sauce:
    Before make salad we need to put crab pickled in freezer for other 30 minutes. Mixed all the ingredients for salad sauce, taste and seasoning.


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