Chili Garlic Crab, is one of my favorite good food dish though it is kinda costly here in the Philippines due to high prices of red crabs. An easy recipe that is worth your pocket and stomach. Just be sure to not eat too much aligue or you'll be visiting your friendly doctor soon.

This seafood recipe is also one of the favorite meal of Filipinos when eating out at Dampa (a place where you buy seafood in the market and have the restaurants cook it for you) along with a good food, Buttered Garlic Shrimp. Here's an easy recipe that you surely want to check out:

Serves 2-3  Prep time  30-40 minutes  Cooking Time  20-30 minutes


2-3 pcs Red Crab (Large)
2-3 heads of garlic, minced
3-4 red chili pepper, chopped
2 tbsps oil
1 cup water + to boil crabs
2 tbsp cornflour
1 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste

How To Cook:

Boil the whole crabs along with claws in a casserole with sufficient water. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Drain and cut in the crabs in half. Separate.

Heat oil in a pan or wok. Add garlic and saute for few minutes.

Add water and chili pepper.

Dissolve cornflour in a half cup of water and add to the sauce.

Add sugar and cook till the sauce thickens a little.

Add salt and pepper then add the crabs. Mix the sauce with the crabs.

Serve while hot in a serving dish.


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