1 crab,

1 onion,

1 green pepper,

2 tomatoes,

1 garlic clove,

1 slice of bread,

1 dl (100 ml) of white wine,

Olive oil,




1. Clean the crab and cut it into pieces.

2. Peel and chop the onion and green pepper.

3. Chop the tomatoes.

4. Crush the garlic clove.

5. Toast the bread and cut it into pieces.

6. In a casserole, fry the vegetables in olive oil until they are softened.

7. Add the crab pieces and bread and stir.

8. Pour in the white wine and enough water to cover the ingredients.

9. Season with salt and pepper.

10. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Description of the dish

Txangurro is a traditional Basque dish made with crab. It is usually served with white rice.

Potential changes & improvements

– You could use other types of seafood, such as shrimp or lobster, instead of crab.

– For a vegetarian version of this dish, you could use mushrooms or tofu instead of crab.

– You could add other vegetables, such as carrots or potatoes.

What other food it works well with

Txangurro goes well with white rice and a green salad.

Common Mistakes

– Not cleaning the crab properly before cooking it.

– Not boiling the crab for long enough.

– Using too much garlic.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

Calories: 150

Fat: 7 g

Saturated fat: 1 g

Cholesterol: 36 mg

Sodium: 443 mg

Carbohydrates: 10 g

Fiber: 2 g

Sugar: 4 g

Protein: 9 g


– Crab

– Garlic

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