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Adobong Crab at Kangkong

Adobo……….The  first time I had a taste of this dish was I think back in the Philippines, to be specific I think it was in Dampa sa Libis. It is a famous fresh seafood wet market where in you will buy fresh seafoods or meat and let you decide how it will be cooked. It is a clean, great and comfortable place to enjoy your food. It is like a big wet market with restaurants on its vicinity. Now back to the dish, It is a crab cooked in our famous adobo way combined with ginger and kangkong……………………Did you know that crab is a good source of  lean protein, which has high protein which is good for athletes or body builders who doesn’t want to eat fish. Crab are also a good source for  chromium, which along with insulin helps in the metabolism of sugar maintaining the normal blood glucose levels. Also good for diabetic patients. ..

Ingredients: (serves 2-3 persons)

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 pcs medium crabs
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 medium sliced onions
  • 1 thumb size sliced ginger
  • 1 bunch of kangkong (river spinach)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 pcs dried chillies(optional)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • pinch of salt


  • in a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onions and ginger, add in crab and seasoned with salt & pepper  and add the rest of the ingredients except kangkong and simmer for 3 minutes. add in kangkong and boil for another minute. Do not over cook crab as the fats melts.
  • serve hot!!
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