How To Cook The Best Chili Crab With Snake Beans

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Best Chili Crab With Snake Beans

Alimasag or alimango is a Filipino term for crab, and this dish makes use of crab and snake beans. A simple dish complemented with chili.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 317kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1 kg Crabs big and halved
  • 5 pcs Green Chilies chopped
  • 1 pc Red Onion big and chopped
  • 1 1/2 thumb Ginger cut into small cubes
  • 5 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 pc Egg beaten
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 8 pcs Sting Beans cut into 2 inches in length each pc
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Oil


  • In a bowl, combine chicken broth, soy sauce, and corn starch. Stir then add ketchup. Mix well and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, saute garlic until golden brown.
  • Now, add onion and ginger. Saute until onion softened. Then add the crabs and season it with salt and ground black pepper. Continue mixing for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, pour in the chicken broth while continuously stirring. Stir until the sauce thickened.
  • Now, add the beaten egg and mix until the egg is cooked.
  • Transfer onto a serving plate. Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 1887mg | Potassium: 1013mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 302IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg
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