Notes: For convenience, have the crab cleaned and cracked at the market.

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James Carrier

Recipe Summary

Makes 4 or 5 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 5- to 6-quart pan, mix cornstarch with a little of the broth. Then add remaining broth, vermouth, soy sauce, ginger, lemon peel, lemon juice, and thyme.

  • Stirring often, bring the broth mixture to a boil over high heat. Add crab, reduce heat, and simmer, continuing to stir often, until crab is hot, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

  • Ladle crab and broth equally into wide bowls.

Nutrition Facts

181 calories; calories from fat 7.7%; protein 21g; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.2g; carbohydrates 4.7g; fiber 0.2g; sodium 484mg; cholesterol 87mg.