Crab Egg Stew

Eggs stew made with spicy crabs.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Saucepan
  • Wooden Spatula


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 small ginger grated
  • 4 large tomato diced
  • 3 yellow scotch bonnet chopped
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 10 eggs
  • 300 grams crab meat
  • 3 fresh basil leaves


  • In a saucepan on medium high heat pour olive oil.
  • Add your diced onion let it sweat for 2 minutes, add your minced garlic, ginger and stir it in for a minute.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, stir and let it simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Add chopped scotch, paprika, black pepper and salt.
  • Gently pour in your eggs and cover for 3 mins to cook halfway, carefully stir in the eggs without breaking the eggs completely.
  • Finally add the crab meat, fresh basil then let it cook for 7 minutes.
  • Crab egg stew is ready to serve, best served with boiled yam, plantain, rice, potato, toast or any side of your choice.


Keyword Crabs, Egg Stew, Eggs

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