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ginataang alimasag with sitaw at kalabasa
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Ginataang Alimasag with Sitaw at Kalabasa

Blue crabs cooked in coconut milk with snake beans and calabaza squash.
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: alimasag, crab, ginataan
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 376kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 pieces crab steamed for 12 minutes
  • 40 grams Knorr Ginataang Gulay Recipe Mix
  • 15 pieces snake beans cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 12 ounces calabaza squash cubed
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 2 thumbs ginger minced
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 1/2 cups water room temperature
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste optional


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute garlic, onion, and ginger until onion turns translucent.
  • Combine water and Knorr Ginataang Gulay Mix. Stir until well blended. Pour mixture into the pan. Let boil.
  • Add crab and kalabasa. Cover and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add snake beans. Continue cooking for 8 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper if desired. Note: this is an optional step.


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 1698mg | Fiber: 22g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 5228IU | Vitamin C: 80mg | Calcium: 454mg | Iron: 11mg