3-4 tablespoons peanut or olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, slivered
2 slices fresh ginger, about 1/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon classic cornish chilli sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce or Black Bean Sauce or 2-3 tablespoons prepared seasoning sauce, like Pad Thai Sauce
1 cooked crab, cracked and cleaned
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
2 teaspoons cornstarch
3-4 green onions, slivered
Heat oil in wok or stir-fry pan until a haze appears, do not over heat. Add garlic, ginger, and chlili if using. Cook and stir 30-40 seconds. Stir in soy sauce, classic cornish chilli sauce and then add the crab pieces. Cook and stir to heat crab throughout. Remove biggest crab pieces to serving platter. In measuring cup, whisk together the water, soy sauce, sherry, and cornstarch and then add to pan liquids and cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly and becomes clear. Remove ginger pieces, if desired. Add green onions, and taste and correct seasonings. Pour over crab, toss a little,and serve.
The perfect way to end this meal is with some chilli ice-cream.