Telande Crispy Fried Baby Crabs


Crunch Baby Crabs

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Telande Crispy Fried Baby Crabs

Kinorah Awini
Crunchy Crispy Fried Baby Crabs For Lunch
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2 people
Calories 180 kcal


  • KitchenAid® K400 Blender
  • Two 12-cup nonstick muffin pans
  • Citrus zester
  • Rubber spatula
  • Sharp knife
  • Pastry brush


  • 200 grams fresh baby crabs (cleaned)
  • 1 cup soft flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 800 ml vegetable oil

For The Dip

  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tbsp chili flakes
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 300 ml soy sauce


  • Mix all ingredients for the dip together and set aside
  • Add garlic, ginger powder, smoked paprika, black pepper and salt to the washed crabs and mix in till evenly combined
  • Pick each crab and coat with flour then dip in egg wash then into the flour
  • Repeat the same process for all the crabs then dump them in heated vegetable oil
  • Deep fry for 6 minutes
  • Crispy fried baby crabs ready to serve, serve with a spicy soy dip or any sauce of your choice



Kid-Friendly Adaptation: Deep Fry the baby crabs. 
Keyword Crunchy, Quick Meal

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