Prepare the crabs (see
Soak the vermicelli in hot water for 4–5 minutes or until soft. Drain well and cut 4–5 times with a sharp knife to reduce their length.
Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan and stir-fry the garlic over a medium heat for 1–2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the crab pieces and stir-fry for 10–12 minutes. Add the onion, pepper and carrot and stir-fry for 3–4 minutes. Add the noodles, ginger, soy sauce and oyster sauce and stir-fry for another minute. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
Spoon on to warm serving plates and garnish with coriander and spring onions.