Ginataang Alimasag

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The coconut milk is the ingredient that makes this Ginataang Alimasag recipe tasty, in that it brings out the flavor of the other ingredients which include alimasag, sitaw, and squash.

Ginataang Alimasag Recipe


  • 2 pcs. Live Alimasag (Crabs), washed and cut into halves crosswise
  • 1/2 pc. medium Kalabasa (squash), peeled and sliced into cubes
  • 1 can gata (coconut milk)
  • 1 pc. medium red onions, sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1–2 tbsps. patis (fish sauce)
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsps. olive or cooking oil
  • 4–5 pcs. chili peppers
  • may add sitaw (string beans) too

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat pan and pour olive or cooking oil.
  2. Sauté onion for a minute then follow garlic.
  3. Add patis (fish sauce) and gata (coconut milk). Bring to a boil.
  4. Pour-in ground black pepper, and then cook for 10 minutes in medium heat until the liquid reduces.
  5. Put-in the crabs and stir. Cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Add the squash (kalabasa) and chili peppers. Cook until the squash becomes a little tender.
  7. May add sitaw (string beans) too at this point.
  8. Transfer to a serving plate.
  9. Serve with rice.
  10. Enjoy!

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Ginataang Alimasag

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