Rellenong Alimasag Recipe Video

Rellenong Alimasag is the Filipino version of Stuffed Crabs. Crab meat is sauteed along with some vegetables, spices, and seasonings. The cooked mixture is later stuffed inside individual top shells of the crab, and fried in medium heat for a few minutes to complete the cooking process


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient


 Blue crabs8 Medium, steamed (Meat and top shell)
 Potato1 Medium, diced
 Carrot1 Medium, diced
 Bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, minced
 Green chili/Siling pansigang1 Large, chopped
 Tomato1 Medium, diced
 Parsley3 Tablespoon, dried
 Garlic powder2 Tablespoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon, ground
 Cooking oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 753 Calories from Fat 337

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.4%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 397.5 mg

Sodium 1869.7 mg77.9%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 85 g170%

Vitamin A 40.4% Vitamin C 73.3%

Calcium 44.2% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion and tomatoes.
2. Add potato and carrot. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
3. Put-in the long green chili and crabmeat. Cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add parsley, garlic powder, salt, and ground black pepper. Stir. Turn off the heat and place in a large bowl.
5. Once the temperature cools down, combine cooked mixture with breadcrumbs and eggs. Mix well.

6. Stuff each crab shell with the mixture.
7. Heat a pan and pour-in oil.
8. When the oil becomes hot, fry the stuffed crab shells.
9. Flip the crab shell and fry the side with stuffing on medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.

10. Serve fried crabs with your favorite sauce or dip.