The one thing though, that may set you back a little, is the price you'll have to pay for this dish.
Chili Crab is usually sold by the kilograms, and is set based on the market price of the crabs, which on average ranges from S$25- S$80, depending on the types of crabs, the season, the location you plan on dining at, and the style of preparation.
There is, for instance, a mild Japanese pepper, which contains a compound called capsinoid that is closely related to capsaicin.
"Limited studies show that these capsinoids produce effects similar to capsaicin.
But of course, many are still willing to pay the hefty price, strongly believing that the satisfaction they get out of this dish is simply priceless!