Seafood Aglio Olio Pasta


Ingredients:
250 grams spaghetti pasta
12 medium shrimps/prawns, pelled and deveined
3 medium squids, cleaned and sliced
100 grams clams
6 pieces crab sticks, sliced
5 cloves garlic, minced
5 tablespoons olive oil
1 bundle bok choy(chinese pechay), cut into serving pieces
2 tablespoons chili flakes (optional)
2 tablespoons dried basil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat olive oil then saute garlic under low heat.
2. Add seafood and stir cook, season with chili flakes, salt and pepper according to taste. Do not overcooked.
3. Add bok choy and then pasta. Toss until coat evenly.
4. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with dried basil. Serve.

Chili Crab


Ingredients:
500 grams mud crabs, rinse
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 cloves garlic, chopped
3-4 fresh red chili(labuyo), chopped
1 raw egg, beaten
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon chopped cilantro

Sauce:
1 cup water
4 tablespoon tomato ketchup
2 tablepoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon chili sauce
1 teaspoon cornflour

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients then stir until well blended.

Part 2
1. In a wok, heat oil then saute garlic and chili.
2. Add crabs then stir fry until shells color turns to red.
3. Add sauce then toss. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add beaten egg and stir. Squeeze lime juice then add seasoning according to taste. Simmer for another 2 minutes or until almost thickens.
5. Transfer into serving plate then sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Crab Meat Aglio Olio

Filipino Style Recipe: Crab Meat Aglio Olio is another variety of traditional Italian pasta dish. This dish is made of sauteed garlic in olive oil, chili flakes, crab meat and basil then toss in spaghetti pasta. Aglio olio is usually serve as meryenda(mid-afternoon snack) or in any special occasion.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 6-8 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
400 grams spaghetti pasta
1/4 cup olive oil
8 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
200 grams crab meat or crab sticks, cut into thin slices
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)
1/4 cup white wine
10 leaves basil, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
grated Parmesan cheese

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil then saute garlic, chili flakes until light brown.
2. Add crab stick and then stir cook for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
3. Add white wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until sauce reduce in half.
4. Add remaining olive oil, pasta and basil then toss until coat evenly.
5. Transfer to serving plate, top with Parmesan cheese and garnish with basil leaves. Serve.

Crab Fried Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: Crab fried rice is another easy and simple delicious fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab meat mixed together until cooked. This dish is usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
3 big-sized crabs, cleaned
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
salt to taste
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, boil crabs in salted water over low heat for 10 minutes or until cook.
2. Drain and let it cool. Scoop out all crab meat from shells. Set aside

Part 2
1. In the pan, heat oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add crab meat then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes then transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.

Aligue Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: aligue rice is another easy and simple but mouth-watering fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab fat mixed together until rice is well coated. Usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
2 tablespoons aligue(crab fat)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

Procedures:
1. In the same pan, heat olive oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add aligue then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes or until until rice is well coated.
5. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.