1 spotted sea crab, 1/2 piece of tofu, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 stalk of celery, 4 cups of oil.
(1) 4T potato starch, 1T Shaoxing wine.
(2) 1T Shaoxing wine, some ground white pepper, 4 cups of stock.
(3) 1/2t salt.
1. Put each crab on the counter with its back facing down; Insert a knife through its abdomen and hold it till the crab has stopped moving; Remove the reeds/strings; Separate the carapace from its body by lifting it; Discard the gills, the guts and the gizzard in the lower center part of carapace; Scrub the crab with a small brush to discard the dirt; Rinse and drain; Cut each half into 3 pieces; Cut pincer into halves; Keep the carapace in whole; Wipe dry; Marinate in seasoning (1) briefly.