Crunchy Crab Noodles Recipe

Try this piña-level up twist to pancit canton.

Categories Main Dish, Seafood, Del Monte Pineapple
Preparation Time30 min.
Cooking Time10 mins.
Number of Servings 8


    • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
    • 100 g Baguio beans, cut into strips
    • 1/3 cup bell pepper, red, diced
    • 3 Tbsp margarine
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Crushed Pineapple (227g), drained, reserve syrup
    • 1 Tbsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 2 tsp calamansi juice
    • 2 Tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 2 Tbsp water
    • 1/2 cup cashew nuts, chopped
    • 250 g canton noodles
    • 1 1/3 kgs crab, alimasag, boiled and flaked

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Cups
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Oven
    • Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Baking
    • Sautéing
    • Simmering
    • Slicing


1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
2. Stir-fry celery, Baguio beans, and bell pepper in margarine. Stir in DEL MONTE Crushed Pineapple. Set aside.
3. Sauté garlic and onion. Add water, reserved pineapple syrup, salt, pepper, and soy sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Add calamansi and cornstarch. Simmer until thick. Stir in vegetable mixture and nuts. Set aside.
5. Bake canton noodles for 2-3 minutes or until crunchy. Arrange noodles on platter, spoon sauce, and crab on top.

Lusog Notes

This Crunchy Crab Noodles recipe is rich in calcium and niacin. Calcium is important not only for bone health but also in nerve transmission and blood cutting. On the other hand, niacin helps support the nervous system.

Chef's Tip

Margarine gives aroma and flavor when used in sautéing.


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