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How to Cook Butong With Crabs

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 3 boiled big crabs cut into halves (blue crabs or mud crabs)
  • 2 and 1/2 cups grated buko meat young coconut meat
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced tomatoes
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons green onions

Instructions

  • How to cook butong with crabs:
  • Sauté garlic, onion, tomatoes and buko. Add water and season with salt.
  • Add crabs. Cover and cook 10 minutes.
  • Drop green onions and cook 2 minutes longer before removing from fire. Serves 6.