Chili Crab with String Beans
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Serves: 4
  • 6 pieces crab (alimasag or alimango), cut in half
  • 8 pieces snake beans (sitaw), cut in 2 inch length
  • 1 knob ginger, minced
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 5 pieces chili pepper
  • 1 piece egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup tomato ketchup
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, ketchup, and cornstarch in a bowl. Stir to mix. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large pan. Once the oil gets hot, saute the garlic, onion, and ginger.
  3. Once the onion gets soft, add the chili and snake beans. Stir fry in high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the crab. Continue to stir fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper. Pour-in the chicken broth mixture and then toss to coat. Cook for 1 minute.
  6. Pour the beaten egg and stir fry for 3 minutes.
  7. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with warm white rice.
  8. Share and enjoy!
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Serving size: 4
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy at