Filipino Ginataang Sitaw Recipe Video


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 Blue crab4 Pound (Alimasag, Fresh)
 Calabaza1 Pound, sliced into cubes
 String beans1 Bunch (100 gm), cut into 2.5 inch length
 Coconut milk3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
 Fish sauce1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Ground black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Medium, sliced
 Garlic2 Teaspoon, minced
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1038 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.7%

Saturated Fat 50.1 g250.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 353.8 mg

Sodium 1804 mg75.2%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33.4%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 90 g180.2%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 73.5%

Calcium 48.1% Iron 44.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat a cooking pot and pour cooking oil.

2. Saute garlic and onion.

3. Add fish sauce and coconut cream, and then let boil.

4. Put-in the ground black pepper, and then cook for 10 minutes in medium heat until the liquid reduces.

5. Put-in the crabs and stir. Cook for 10 minutes.

6. Add the squash (kalabasa) and cook until the squash becomes a little soft.

7. Add the string beans, stir, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

8. Turn the heat off and transfer to a serving plate.

9. Serve with hot steamed rice.

10. Share and enjoy!

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This video is in Filipino.