Halabos na Alimasag is a simple recipe similar to steamed crabs. Halabos is a method cooking or steaming shelled seafoods with its own juices.
1 kilo fresh crabs
1/2 cup water (7up or Sprite)
salt to taste
In a large pot pour water and the crabs. Season with a dash of salt. Cover pot slightly and bring to a boil and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn off heat and keep pot covered a let the remaining heat and steam cook the crabs for about 10 minutes. Serve with vinegar, garlic and chili dip.