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How to Cook Alimasag at Langka sa Gata

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 1 kilo blue crabs cut in four
  • 300 grams flaked unripe jackfruit meat
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • 50 gms ginger julienned
  • 500 ml coconut cream
  • 6 pcs lemongrass
  • 50 gms small green chili pepper
  • 2 tsp. garlic minced
  • salt and pepper


    How to cook Alimasag at Langka Sa Gata:

    • Place coconut milk, jackfuit, onion, ginger, lemongrass and garlic in a casserole and boil over moderate heat for 10 minutes.
    • Add crabs and season with salt, pepper and Worcestershire Sauce.
    • Reduce heat, cover and allow to simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Set aside and keep hot.
    • In a separate pan, bring coconut cream to a boil and cook, stirring vigorously until cream is thick enough to coat a spoon.
    • Pour cream over mixture, add green chili peppers and simmer for about 5 minutes or more.
    • Serve while hot. Serves 3 to 4.