Ginataang Alimango/ Crabs in Coconut Milk


  • 3 large crabs, steamed and cleaned and cut in half
  • milk of 2 coconuts
  • 300g long beans, cut into inches long
  • 300g squash, cut into squares
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pot, sauté garlic and onion in heated oil until onion becomes transluscent.
  2. Pour in coconut milk.
  3. Add squash and bring to a boil. Simmer until squash are cooked.
  4. Add long beans and steamed crabs
  5. Simmer for a few minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.