World Cuisine

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 6 spring onions, very thinly sliced
  • 3 red chillies, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 625 g (1¼ lb) fresh white crab meat
  • grated rind and juice of 1 lime
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • crisp lettuce leaves, to serve

Heat the oil in a large wok or nonstick frying pan and add the garlic, ginger, spring onions and chillies. Fry, stirring constantly, for 2–3 minutes.

Add the crab meat, lime rind and juice, coriander and mint. Stir-fry for 2–3 minutes, season with salt and pepper and serve hot on crisp lettuce leaves.

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