Asian-Style Steamed Alaska Crab with Bok Choy

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Asian-Style Steamed Alaska Crab with Bok Choy

Asian-Style Steamed Alaska Crab with Bok Choy
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins
 4 Alaska Dungeness Crab clusters, frozen
 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken or vegetable broth
 3 Tablespoons Ponzu (soy-citrus) sauce
 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
 2 teaspoons sesame oil
 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and cut in julienne strips
 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
 1 head (1 pound) bok choy, trimmed and cut crosswise in thin slices
 2 green onions, sliced diagonally
 1 cup cilantro sprigs
1

Rinse Alaska Dungeness Crab clusters under cold running water to remove any ice glaze; pat dry with paper towels. Discard towels.

2

Add broth, Ponzu sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic to large pot. Insert vegetable steamer or bamboo steamer. Add crab to steamer and bring broth to a boil. Cover and steam crab for 8 to 10 minutes.

3

Remove crab from pot; cover and keep warm. Remove steamer from pot; add bok choy to steamer broth. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes, until wilted.

4

To serve, ladle 1 cup bok choy and broth into a large shallow bowl. Top with a crab cluster, green onions and cilantro sprigs.

TIMER
15 Minutes

NUTRITION FACTS
Nutrients per serving: 137 calories, 4g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 28% calories from fat, 41mg cholesterol, 18g protein, 8g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 1351mg sodium, 260mg calcium and 500mg omega-3 fatty acids.

      
Recipe and photo courtesy of The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
      

Ingredients

 4 Alaska Dungeness Crab clusters, frozen
 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken or vegetable broth
 3 Tablespoons Ponzu (soy-citrus) sauce
 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
 2 teaspoons sesame oil
 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and cut in julienne strips
 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
 1 head (1 pound) bok choy, trimmed and cut crosswise in thin slices
 2 green onions, sliced diagonally
 1 cup cilantro sprigs

Directions

1

Rinse Alaska Dungeness Crab clusters under cold running water to remove any ice glaze; pat dry with paper towels. Discard towels.

2

Add broth, Ponzu sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic to large pot. Insert vegetable steamer or bamboo steamer. Add crab to steamer and bring broth to a boil. Cover and steam crab for 8 to 10 minutes.

3

Remove crab from pot; cover and keep warm. Remove steamer from pot; add bok choy to steamer broth. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes, until wilted.

4

To serve, ladle 1 cup bok choy and broth into a large shallow bowl. Top with a crab cluster, green onions and cilantro sprigs.

Asian-Style Steamed Alaska Crab with Bok Choy

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