Boil 4 cups of water and add a little salt. Put noodles in a strainer and dip in boiling water for 5 minutes or until the noodles are cooked.
You can also follow the instructions on the packing if there are any instructions available.
Drain and transfer to a plate.
To make the palabok sauce, wash crabs, open up and extract fat from the top shell then squeeze out the crab meat from the body.
Set fat and meat aside. Then pound crab and squeeze juice in 1 and 1/2 cup water. Set aside.
Saute garlic till brown, then add onion. Add crab fat and meat then season with patis.
Stir cook for 2 minutes then add crab juice. Season with patis and MSG.
Then let to a boil for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Then add dissolved cornstarch, stir until it thickens.
Get the palabok noodles and top with garnishing. Then pour palabok sauce on top.
Garnish with cooked eggs and chopped spring onions.