Rellenong Alimasag (Stuffed Crabs)


A show-stopping stuffed crab for your family table? Always a great idea.

Preparation Time: 1 ½ Hours
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves 4

1 kilogram alimasag (crab)
1 cup potato, diced (half-inch thickness)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon flour
1 hard-boiled egg, diced
½ tablespoon garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon onion, minced

1 Boil crab for about 20 minutes, then remove from water to cool for about 30 minutes.
2 Flake the crab, removing the meat. Set aside the shell.
3 Shred crab meat.
4 Sauté garlic, onion, potato and crab meat. Add salt and pepper, then remove from pan and let mixture cool.
5 Beat egg and flour until properly incorporated, and pour into the cool mixture
6 Form this meat mixture into your crab shell, and then fry until cooked or light brown in color.

This recipe was originally published in the December 2015 – January 2016 issue of Breakfast Magazine.