Taba ng Talangka Rice Recipe or Talangkanin

October 5, 2013
(Last Updated On: July 7, 2016)

How to cook Taba ng Talangka Rice or Talangkanin

Taba ng Talangka Rice Recipe is a Filipino dish that is bursting with the flavors of the sea, this recipe is considered to be another version of Paella.

But you have to be cautious on eating Taba ng talangka because it can increase your cholesterol level. Cholesterol is a substance that our body needs to function properly. It is normally present in our blood and in the foods we eat and if our cholesterol levels are too high, the risk of heart disease increases.

Taba ng Talangka is a crab fat also known as “aligue” in Tagalog, which is an excellent appetizer.  Learn how to cook Taba ng Talangka Rice Recipe; the cooking procedure is very easy.  You can also try the famous Filipino fried rice, Sinangag Recipe.

taba ng talangka rice

Taba ng Talangka Rice Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 2 tbsp Canola cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp taba ng talangka (crab fat)
  • 100g shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup tinapa flakes
  • 1/2cup squid rings
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 2 pcs hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • scallions, sliced

Taba ng Talangka Rice Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok.
  • Saute ginger, garlic, onions until fragrant.
  • Stir in Taba ng talangka or Aligue, shrimps, bay leaf, tinapa flakes and squid rings.
  • Cook until seafood changes in color or for about 3 minutes.
  • Season with salt to taste.
  • Add rice and green peas. Mix well and continue to cook until rice is completely heated.
  • Garnish with sliced hard boiled eggs and scallions on top.
  • Serve immediately.

taba ng talangka rice

Taba ng Talangka Rice Recipe is a Filipino dish that is bursting with the flavors of the sea

taba ng talangka rice

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    Alexandra-elisabet Dorofte

    October 14, 2013 at 6:28 am

    Would love to try this recipe, looks so delicious.

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    joy pineda
    October 12, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    sarap ng recipe na yan kaya lang nakaka-high blood can’t resist when you started eating it..thanks for that recipe kasali na yan sa mga ihahanda ko sa fiesta 😉

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    Elinor Semira

    October 11, 2013 at 8:02 am

    this one looks interesting and yummy! ^^

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    Leny Martinez

    October 11, 2013 at 4:05 am

    i want to try this one first..

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    Leny Martinez

    October 11, 2013 at 4:00 am

    there’s a lot of food to choose,i would like to try this fist one taba ng talangka rice recipe for my hubby because he loves to eat seafood but my kids doesn’t want to eat seafood so by this kind of setting it looks not a seafood, and it is healthy so i will try this first, a lot of food here is very yummy…

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    October 9, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    I should try this at home.. This is easy and very sumptuous 🙂

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    Nannette Magaway

    October 9, 2013 at 3:09 am

    yes masarap talaga iyan,kasi ako nagluluto rin ng talangka but never tried sa fried rice… masubukan

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    Belinda Ibanez

    October 8, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Looks yummy, i’ll try this at breakfast.

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    kelvin laguimon

    October 7, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    ayan gusto q yan

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    Arwin Cobar

    October 5, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    I will try this 🙂 thanks for the procedure 🙂

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    eric rivera

    October 5, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    this looks reaallly good i have most of those ingrediants already so why not give it a go

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    Rica Rodriguez

    October 5, 2013 at 9:39 am

    Would love to try this recipe. I love fried rice, and this looks very delish!

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    October 5, 2013 at 9:03 am

    This looks so delicious. I would love to try this.

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