Fried crab sticks or surimi is a simple snack that can be eaten any time of the day. Crab sticks or Surimi is an imitation crab meat usually made from fish paste. They are full of flavours, very tasty and very addictive. This is a truly simple fried crab sticks recipe, almost impossible to fail, and only requires 3 ingredients.

Tips:

  • Do not overcrowd when frying, fried in small batches.
  • Heat oil to 160℃ to 170℃ before frying. (320°F – 340°F)

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Fried Crab Sticks

Fried Crab Sticks (Surimi) | MyKitchen101en

Yield: 1 kg (50 servings)

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg Crab sticks (Surimi)
  • 750 ml Cooking oil
  • 3 tbsp. Corn starch
 

Instructions:

1 Defrost and unwrap crab sticks packaging.

Fried Crab Sticks

2 Unroll and peel into thin strips.

Fried Crab Sticks

3 Sieve in corn starch and coat crab stick strips evenly. Allow them to slightly dry in the refrigerator for 2 hours to minimize oil splatters.

Fried Crab Sticks
 

4 Heat oil to 160℃-170℃, distributed strips evenly on hot oil, fry in small batches. To prevent sticking do not stir immediately, do so gently after 10-20 seconds.

Fried Crab Sticks

5 Deep fry over medium heat until golden brown.

Fried Crab Sticks

6 Drain excess oil on paper towel, allow them to fully cool before storing in airtight container.

Fried Crab Sticks

7 Simple and easy finger food.

Fried Crab Sticks

Fried Crab Sticks

Fried Crab Sticks (Surimi)

Fried crab sticks or surimi is a simple snack that can be eaten any time of the day. Crab sticks or Surimi is an imitation crab meat usually made from fish paste.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Deep-fried
Servings 50 servings
Calories 51 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 kg crab sticks surimi
  • 750 ml cooking oil
  • 3 tbsps corn starch

Instructions
 

  • Defrost and unwrap crab sticks packaging.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Unroll and peel into thin strips.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Sieve in corn starch and coat crab stick strips evenly. Allow them to slightly dry in the refrigerator for 2 hours to minimize oil splatters.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Heat oil to 160℃-170℃, distributed strips evenly on hot oil, fry in small batches. To prevent sticking do not stir immediately, do so gently after 10-20 seconds.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Deep fry over medium heat until golden brown.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Drain excess oil on paper towel, allow them to fully cool before storing in airtight container.
    Fried Crab Sticks
  • Simple and easy finger food.
    Fried Crab Sticks

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Notes

This recipe yields 1kg of snack divided into 50 servings.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 serving. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 51kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 115mgPotassium: 0.01mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 0.01mgIron: 0.002mg
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