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Chili Crab with String Beans

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 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 piece onion minced
  • 5 pieces chili pepper
  • 1 piece egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, ketchup, and cornstarch in a bowl. Stir to mix. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a wok or large pan. Once the oil gets hot, saute the garlic, onion, and ginger.
  • Once the onion gets soft, add the chili and snake beans. Stir fry in high heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the crab. Continue to stir fry for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper. Pour-in the chicken broth mixture and then toss to coat. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Pour the beaten egg and stir fry for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with warm white rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g