Ingredients serves 6
- 2 crabs, cooked, cleaned, and cracked
- 1 stalk fresh lemongrass, trimmed, halved, and cut into 1/2" lengths
- 1/2 softened butter (if using unsalted butter, add 1 t salt)
- 1 t cracked black pepper
- 1/4 fresh basil leaves + more for garnish
In a food processor, place the lemongrass, black pepper, and basil. Process until well-combined. add in the butter and process again until the herbs are incorporated into the butter.
Just before you're ready to serve, melt compound butter in a large, flat-bottom pan. Add the cracked crab and toss to coat. Remove crab to your serving platter and sprinkle with fresh chopped basil. Serve immediately.