Ethnic Meals
Recipes and meal time ideas


The site concentrates on British recipes from Scotland, England and Wales with a few recipes from Ireland, India and France "thrown in". Primarily designed to provide ethnic recipes and meals, whether you are looking for an unusual meal, a straightforward meat, fish or poultry meal dish or even a sweet pudding recipe then hopefully you will find it here.

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Indonesian Recipe Ideas
Indonesian Food and Drink Ideas

Crab Soup

This is a traditional crab soup recipe from Indonesia. This seafood soup recipe can be "spiced up" by adding additional spices according to taste.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Crabs - 4
  • Fish Stock - 2 Cups
  • Ginger - 2 tbsp
  • Scallions - 50 gms
  • Parsley - 3 tbsp
  • Salt
  • pepper - 2 tbsp


Take crabs and clean them then cut meat into pieces. In a frying pan add stock and boil for 15 mins. Add crab pieces , finely chopped ginger , parsley and the scallions (or green onions) to it. Boil for another 10-15 mins. Season the soup with sauce. Serve it hot.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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