What is Spicy King Crab?
Spicy king crab is commonly used as a filling for sushi, or as a topping for poke bowls. Tender and mild sweet king crab meat is mixed with mayonnaise, sriracha, and spicy shichimi togarashi. The result is creamy and spicy. This item is served cold.
...King crab is a large crab that can grow to over three feet in leg span. King crab is known for its sweet flavor, which differs from east coast crabs. The legs have a slightly smoother appearance than other crabs. The meat is removed from the legs and claws and come out in soft lumps that have a stringy quality, yet is quite tender. Crab meat should always be cooked before consuming.
...Mayonnaise is a cream colored condiment and thick sauce, or spread. Mayonnaise is made by slowly adding oil to a mixture of raw egg, vinegar and seasonings, until it thickens. This is done by continuously whisking. The flavor is mild, tangy and a bit salty with a comforting quality from the creamy texture. Mayonnaise is a multi-use ingredient for sauces, cold meat salads, sandwiches and more.
...Sriracha is an extremely popular hot sauce that complements many cuisines, particularly those of East Asia. The sauce is a vibrant red color and is easy to squeeze out of the bottle with its semi-thick viscosity. The smell is sweet and spicy and the flavor is similar with a hint of tanginess and garlic. Sriracha tastes very different from any other hot sauce.
...Shichimi togarashi is a popular Japanese spice blend that is used to flavor noodles, meats and variety of savory dishes. The spice blend can be found prepackaged in the US and has an orange-brown tone composed of flakes and granules of various dried spices. It is hot and spicy with an earthy and citrusy flavor that has hints of ginger and seaweed.