Caranguejo de Delmira


Crab with sour plums

Caranguejo de Delmira from Delmira Alvares

We have not yet tested this recipe. It is recorded here to allow experimentation and verification.

6 crabs
3 dsp lard
1 dsp balichão
2 cloves garlic, chopped*
2 mui garganta (sour plum)
½ tsp of chili miçó

* The original recipe just said “2 chopped garlic”; presumed to be 2 cloves.

Wash the crabs take the round back off and cut into halves

Fry in 3 dsp lard and 1 dsp balichão. When well fried add 2 chopped garlics, 2 mui garganta (sour plum) and ½ tsp of chili miçó and fry for a few minutes. Lastly add the crabs and fry for 8 minutes. Put in about cup of water into it and cook until done.

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