Iron Plate Crab, Qinhuangdao
“Iron Plate crab” is a kind of little crab characteristic of Beidaihe area. It is particularly fond of ducking into sand, the body is thin and slender with two little circles on the two sides, very much similar to its two eyes on the head.
Characteristics: The crab meat tastes fresh and delicate, with plenty of crab roe. It is full of grease and cream, so it tastes pleasing to your mouth and satisfying to your appetite. Generally, the major cooking techniques in most of the restaurants are to braise it in brown sauce, or to simmer it in clear soup.
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