Crab with Beans & Pumpkin in Coconut Milk | Ginataang Alimango 🦀



We realised how we rarely shared Filipino recipes and seafood on our page BUT we're definitely going to share more of the recipes that we love & that you don't commonly see on other food blogs! This is my dads recipe of Ginataang Alimango (crab in coconut milk) enjoy!


🕒 50 minutes 👤 6-7 people








Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion - minced

  • 4 cloves garlic - minced

  • 2kg crabs (had to buy ours frozen in Asia Market)

  • 1 small pumpkin or squash, sliced into cubes

  • 1 pack green beans, cut into thirds

  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 1-2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method
  1. Heat pan to med-high heat and add oil

  2. Saute garlic and onion

  3. Add the pumpkin and squash and cook until its is nearly forked tender

  4. Pour cooked coconut milk, and then let simmer

  5. Put in the crabs and cover with lid. Leave to cook for 10 minutes

  6. Add the green beans

  7. Season with fish sauce and pepper until coconut milk reduces

  8. Serve with rice and enjoy!