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How to Cook Suam na Alimango

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 2 pcs large mud crabs or alimango
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pc onion chopped
  • 1 thumb sized ginger sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 50 grams misua
  • 1/2 cup malunggay leaves
  • 2 pcs siling haba chop in two pieces
  • 4 cups rice washing hugas bigas
  • salt to taste


    How to cook Suam na Alimango:

    • Clean the crabs and cut crosswise in two pieces of each mud crab.
    • Heat oil in a pot and saute garlic, onion and ginger. Saute until the onions are soft. Add in the mud crabs and saute for one minute.
    • Then pour the rice washing on the pot. Add more liquid if necessary just enough to cover the mud crabs. Bring to a boil and add in siling haba and misua.
    • When the misua and mud crabs is already cooked, add in the malunggay leaves and season with salt. Turn off heat and serve hot.