Crab Cooked in Coconut Milk

Ginataan, is a Filipino term which refers to food cooked with gata - the Filipino word for coconut milk. Literally translated, ginataan means "done with coconut milk". Due to the general nature of the term, it can refer to a number of different dishes, each called ginataan, but this time our recipe is Ginataang Alimasag or Crab cooked in Coconut milk.

Ingredients and cooking procedure after the jump.
Ingredients:
* 6 medium size of Crab
* Squash
* Squash Flower / Bulaklak ng Kalabasa
* Yardlong Beans/Sitaw
* Spinach
* Coconut milk, 1 whole coconut
* Garlic
* Onions
* Chillis
* Fish Sauce

Cooking Procedure:
* Saute' garlic and onions, add fish sauce and coconut milk
* Let it boil then add the crabs
* Once the crab turned orange color, add the squash,  squash flowers and the spinach
* Let it cook for few minutes and turn off the fire and add the chillis.
* Please make sure that the vegetables are half cooked, overcooked veggies don't taste well.

This recipe is very easy to do and serves 6 people.  Eat it with steamed rice.

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Stephen said...
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Stephen said...

Crabs is one of my favorite dish, especially mix with coconut milk.. Oh my go! I can't stop eating..

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Chum-Chum said...

Nice blog.. hehe I have lots to learn pa.. :D.. tnx sa mga idea

kuan said...

This is an awesome recipe Pinoy known for using coconut milk for their recipe it's add flavor to our foods.

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