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Ginataang Alimango at Langka

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Guinataang Alimango at Langka is a dish made out of crabs and young jackfruit cooked in coconut milk, it works well with freshly cooked jasmine rice and eating it the Filipino way only by hands.



  • 1215 pcs medium sized paddle crabs
  • 2 500g can young jackfruit, sliced
  • 8 pcs green chillies
  • 800 ml coconut milk
  • 200 ml coconut cream
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ thumb size ginger, sliced
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic, onions and ginger.
  2. Add coconut milk, chillies and paddle crabs, bring to a boil then simmer in medium heat for 8 minutes.
  3. Remove the crabs, set it aside and add the jackfruit. Continue to simmer in high heat uncovered for 15 minutes or until coconut milk dries up and becomes oily.
  4. Add the remaining coconut cream and the crabs, simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper, serve.