How to cook delicious and nutritious Hanoi crab egg soup


Soup is a delicious, nutritious dish that many families choose to force. In particular, the weather in Hanoi and the end of the year is cold, a bowl of Northern Thao crab egg soup will help your body become warmer. Not just for everyday use. Bac Thao crab egg soup is also a dish that appears in Vietnamese Christmas dishes that are used by many people. So, do you know the recipe for Northern Thao Crab Egg Soup? Let’s take a few minutes to follow Dung Ha Dry Food and cook delicious crab egg soup in the kitchen!

1. How to cook Hanoi Northern Thao crab egg soup?

Crab soup is a snack associated with the childhood of many people. Until now, crab soup is no longer a snack but it has also become a main dish in the menu of many families. Crab soup is very useful for young children, the elderly and pregnant women. But when combined with Northern Thao duck eggs, they elevate the dish so much.



Christmas Eve is coming, Hanoi’s weather will be cold. It’s great when all family members sit together with a Christmas tray of rice, often enjoying a little crab egg soup to help dispel the winter cold. Let’s talk together and have new plans for New Year’s Eve.
Let’s go to the kitchen to cook crab egg soup right away!

1.1 Preparation materials

  • Sea crab: 1 fish
  • Bac Thao duck eggs: 3 eggs
  • Quail eggs: 6 eggs
  • Chicken eggs: 2 eggs
  • Dried shrimp: 50g
  • Coriander: 5g
  • Sweet corn: 2 pieces
  • Lemongrass: 2 plants
  • Carrot: 1 piece
  • Dried forest shiitake: 25gr
  • Purple onion: 4 pieces
  • Tapioca flour: 75g
  • Seasoning: seasoning, main noodles, monosodium glutamate, ground pepper, salt, fish sauce, sugar,…

To get the food you want. Then the first thing you need to have is choosing to buy quality ingredients. Some good tips for you to buy quality ingredients:

  • Before choosing to buy, for delicious crab soup, you choose to buy sea crabs by pressing the soft part of the crab with your hand. If you find it solid, firm, sturdy, with enough crab legs and flexible movements, it’s a delicious fresh crab.
  • In addition, you look at the crab shell and see that it is dark in color and the bigger the crab breast, the more meat it has.
  • Buy sea crabs at specialized seafood stores, markets or supermarkets
  • Northern Thao duck eggs can be found in most markets, supermarkets or grocery stores. However, you need to buy at reputable addresses for eggs to be delicious and quality.

1.2 Preliminary processing of raw materials

  • Wild shiitake mushrooms, you can soak them in warm water for about 2 hours to make them soft and easy to prepare
  • Using scissors, cut off the base of the mushroom
  • Pick up the mushrooms, wash them with clean water
  • Use your hands to gently squeeze the mushrooms to dry out
  • Using scissors, cut shiitake mushrooms into 2 or 3 depending on how big or small the mushrooms are
  • Red onion peeled, washed, thinly sliced
  • Northern herbal duck eggs you cut into quarters
  • Carrots, peeled, washed and diced
  • Sweet corn, you use a tool to remove the corn kernels, remove the core
  • Dried shrimp soaked in warm water for 30 minutes for soft shrimp
  • Pick up the shrimp, drain the water
  • Cut the shrimp in half
  • Lemongrass washed, stem removed, cut into 2 or 3

1.3 Implementation steps

  • Put the pear pan on the stove, add cooking oil, wait for the oil to boil, then add thinly sliced purple onions and fry until golden, then pour into a bowl.
  • Put a pot of 500ml water on the stove, put quail eggs in and boil over medium heat for about 1 hour
  • Pick up eggs, soak in cold water, proceed to peel eggs
  • Split quail eggs in half
  • Put in a pot of 650ml of water with 2 lemongrass plants, boil the crabs for 45 minutes
  • When the crab is cooked, take it out and let it cool, then peel off the crab meat with your hands
  • Put 1 tablespoon of tapioca starch in a bowl with 100ml of water. Using chopsticks, stir well to avoid lumps
  • Put the pot on the stove, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil, then add 500ml of boiled water and mix well
  • Boil water, add shiitake mushrooms + carrot seeds + sweet corn seeds and boil together for 30 minutes
  • Lower the heat to low, add the dried shrimp + ground crab meat and boil it with the ingredients in the pot for 20 minutes
  • Next, you crack 2 eggs into the saucepan. Using chopsticks, stir until the eggs are evenly mixed
  • Next, slowly pour in the previously dissolved tapioca water and beat it to obtain a thick mixture of water.
  • Put into the soup pot including: 1 sugar + 1 water ball + 1 seasoning + 1 seasoning + 1 monosodium glutamate. Stir well to enhance the taste
  • Taste to see if the dish is full of flavor or not
  • If you like, add cilantro, cook for about 5 minutes, then turn off the heat and lower the pot

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1.4 Finished products


  • Ladle the finished product into a bowl, put the quail eggs in the bowl + the eggs in the bowl and enjoy while the soup is still hot.
  • Northern Thao crab egg soup with fragrant soup, sweet and chewy crab meat, soft corn, soft carrots, served with salty and salty northern herbs.

2. Hanoi crab and egg soup with pork brain is full of nutrition

2.1 Preparation materials

  • Pork bone: 250g
  • Northern herbs: 2 eggs
  • Chicken breast: 150g
  • Pork brain: 1 set
  • Sea crab meat: 200gr
  • Mushrooms: 100gr
  • Snow mushrooms: 75g
  • Carrot: 1 fruit
  • Sweet corn: 1 corn
  • Quail eggs: 3 eggs
  • Tapioca flour: 100g
  • White wine: 1 cup
  • Purple onion, cilantro
  • Seasoning: salt, ground pepper, seasoning, monosodium glutamate, sesame oil,…

2.2 Preliminary processing of raw materials

  • Pork bones are washed under running water
  • North Thao eggs pour eggs into quarters, put in a bowl
  • Washed pig brain
  • Mix a basin of salt water + diluted white wine, put pork brain in salt water for 3 minutes. Using a sharp toothpick, poke around the membrane around the pig’s brain
  • Chicken breast washed with clean water
  • Mix a basin of salt water to soak chicken breasts in a basin of salt water
  • Pick up, rinse with clean water, drain
  • Straw mushrooms are washed with clean water, dried, and finely chopped
  • Snow mushrooms soaked in warm water for 3 minutes
  • Pick it up, wash it with clean water, let it dry, and cut it into small pieces
  • Peeled carrots, washed, diced
  • Sweet corn, you peel the seeds, remove the cob
  • Red onion peeled, washed, thinly sliced
  • Coriander picks up damaged, damaged, withered leaves, .. and throws them away
  • Coriander washed, drained, finely chopped
  • Tapioca starch in a bowl with 150ml of filtered water, beat well

2.3 Implementation steps

  • Put on the stove 500ml of filtered water, put the pork bones in the stew for 45 minutes to get the broth
  • Put the pot down, remove the bones, use a ladle to skim off the cloudy scum on the surface of the broth. Only take the clear water
  • Put the pot of bone broth on the stove, put the chicken breast in and boil it over medium heat for about 25 minutes
  • Take out the chicken breast, soak in ice water for 10 minutes
  • Remove chicken breast, drain. Using your hands, strip the chicken breasts into thin strips
  • Put another saucepan of water on the stove, add 200ml of filtered water, put the quail eggs in and boil for 10 minutes
  • Take the eggs out and soak them in cold water, then peel them. Slice the egg in half
  • Put the pan on the stove, add cooking oil, when the oil is hot, add the red onion and fry it until fragrant
  • Next, add pork brain + minced crab meat + straw mushrooms + snow mushrooms to stir fry briefly. Add 1 seasoning + 1 seasoning + 1 main noodle, stir well
  • Put in a pot of bone broth including: chopped carrots + sweet corn + + chicken breast + cooked ingredients. Stir well, boil for 30 minutes
  • Crack 2 eggs in, stir well with chopsticks
  • Slowly pour in the tapioca water mixture, stirring until the water begins to thicken. Cook for another 20 minutes until all ingredients are cooked
  • Season to taste
  • If you are satisfied, you can add coriander + eggs + quail eggs, stir, then turn off the heat and lower the pot.
  • Ladle the finished product into a bowl, sprinkle with ground pepper and enjoy
  • Eat it while it’s still hot, it won’t taste good and fishy when it’s cold


2.4 Finished Products


  • Crab egg and pork brain soup with full ingredients and nutrition. Promises that this will be a delicious, strange and eye-catching dish. This soup is very delicious in the cold Hanoi weather as well as the Christmas rice tray is more diverse.

3. Conclusion

According to the nutrition experts of the National Institute of Nutrition, in 1 cup of crab egg soup contains about 350 calories. Besides, crab soup contains a lot of protein, calcium, and does not contain fat, so it is an extremely good weight loss dish. Therefore, you should eat crab soup before a meal to give yourself a feeling of fullness and limit overeating during the main meal.
In addition, you can replace bone broth with filtered water to reduce the calorie content of crab soup. The downside of bottled water is that it will not be as delicious and sweet as bone broth.
Northern Thao crab egg soup is a very, very nutritious dish. In the cold weather at the end of the year, preparing to welcome Christmas again, the hot crab soup that slips off the tongue will be a delicious dish, helping your body become much warmer.

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