Crab and Egg Fried Rice is a flavorful and hearty dish that is believed to have originated in China but is now popular in many other parts of the world, including Southeast Asia and the United States. This dish features cooked rice that is stir-fried with eggs, crab meat, and a variety of vegetables and seasonings, such as soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and green onions. To make this recipe, you start by cooking your rice according to the package instructions and then allowing it to cool completely. Next, heat some oil in a wok or large skillet and stir-fry your eggs, crab meat, and vegetables until they are cooked through. Then, you add your cooked rice to the pan and continue to stir-fry everything together until the rice is heated through and coated with the flavorful seasonings. Crab and Egg Fried Rice is a delicious and satisfying one-pan meal that can be enjoyed as a main dish or as a side dish with other Chinese-inspired dishes.
Crack the eggs into a bowl and add a few pinches of salt and Pepper. Add the water to loosen the mixture slightly and mix well.
Add half a tablespoon of oil to a non stick pan or wok over a high heat . When the oil is hot, pour in the egg mixture. Stir occasionally, until the egg has set and then transfer it to a bowl and keep to one side.
Pour the remaining oil into the wok and add the garlic. Fry for a minute, then add the onion, cook on a medium heat for 1-2 minutes, until the onion turns translucent.
Add the cooked rice, making sure the grains aren't lumpy. If you need to loosen the grans, add a few tbsp. of water, if it starts sticking to the wok, you may need to add a little more oil.
Now add the sesame oil and crab meat, fry for a minute and then add the soy sauce pepper spring onion coriander and sesame seeds.
Put the egg back in the pan, stir and fry for a minute.
Finally add the juice of half the lime, stir lightly and transfer to a large bowl or plate for sharing . Top with extra coriander and lime wedges, and serve.