Ginataang Alimasag

Ginataang Alimasag

This dish  is one of  my favorite delicious sea food that I taste when I’m in High school because its really nutritious food and its good  for your health. The name of this viand is called “Ginataang Alimasag” i really love  this food  and you have to try it and I’m sure you will like it and enjoy this food.


Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
40 mins
Total time
50 mins
  • 3 lbs blue crabs (Alimasag)
  • 2 tbsp shrimp paste
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-sized onion, minced
  • 1 knob ginger, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach
  • 6 pieces Thai chili
  1. In a large pot, sauté the garlic, onion, and ginger
  2. Add the ground black pepper and coconut milk then bring to a boil
  3. Put-in the shrimp paste and fish sauce and cook until the coconut milk’s texture is thick and natural oil comes out of it (approximately 20 ++ minutes)
  4. Add the Thai chili and simmer for 5 minutes
  5. Put the crabs in the pot and mix until evenly covered with coconut milk. Simmer for 5 to 20 minutes. (Note: If crabs were steamed prior to cooking, 5 to 8 minutes is enough)
  6. Add the spinach and simmer for 5 minutes
  7. Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!

6 thoughts on “Ginataang Alimasag

  1. wow!!!! I miss this seafoods….Because in my hometown I always eat a crabs….
    Bec. my brother is a fisherman….
    For me whatever the procedure in cooking a crab, whatever it taste….. Still I really love to eat a crab…..
    And now bec. of this blog I know that is the procedure in cooking a tastey and more presentable recipe that we can serve…..

    ~Argelyn Ayuba~


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