AuthorChef Chad
RatingDifficultyBeginner
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Yields4.00 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins
For Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa
 ¼ piece Squash, local
 1 Bundle Stringbeans
 150 g Seafood, Shrimp
 1 ½ cups Fresh Coconut milk
 1 piece White Onion
 3 piece Garlic clove
 1 piece Ginger, thumb
 2 tbsp Fish sauce
 5 g Black Pepper Crushed
 1 cup Water
Fried Tilapia
 1 kg Fish, Tilapia
 3 tbsp Sea Salt
 2 cup Vegetable Oil
Cool as Cucumber Juice
 2 piece Cucumber
 2 piece Green Apple
 3 piece Sprigs of Mint Leaves
 ½ cup Spinach
 ¼ piece Lemon
1

For the ginataang sitaw at kalabasa:

Prepare the mise en place by mincing garlic, onions, ginger. Wash the squash and string beans, peel the squash and cut into chunks, cut the string beans into 1 1/2 inch.

2

In an oiled pan, sauté onions, garlic, and ginger for 5 mins. Add the squash and 1 tbsp of fish sauce, sauté for another 2 mins. Add coconut milk and water and let it simmer in low heat for 8 mins or until the squash are tender. Add the string beans, peeled shrimp, crushed black pepper, and another tablespoon of fish sauce and simmer for 3 mins. Once cooked set aside.

3

For the Fried Tilapia:

In a separate pan, pour down 2 cups of vegetable oil. While heating up, rub the cleaned tilapia with salt. Fry the fish until crispy.

4

For the Cool as Cucumber Juice:

Wash all of the ingredients thoroughly. Peel the lemon and process all ingredients using the Breville juicer.

5

Serve ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with fried tilapia and cool as cucumber juice. Enjoy!

Ingredients

For Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa
 ¼ piece Squash, local
 1 Bundle Stringbeans
 150 g Seafood, Shrimp
 1 ½ cups Fresh Coconut milk
 1 piece White Onion
 3 piece Garlic clove
 1 piece Ginger, thumb
 2 tbsp Fish sauce
 5 g Black Pepper Crushed
 1 cup Water
Fried Tilapia
 1 kg Fish, Tilapia
 3 tbsp Sea Salt
 2 cup Vegetable Oil
Cool as Cucumber Juice
 2 piece Cucumber
 2 piece Green Apple
 3 piece Sprigs of Mint Leaves
 ½ cup Spinach
 ¼ piece Lemon

Directions

1

For the ginataang sitaw at kalabasa:

Prepare the mise en place by mincing garlic, onions, ginger. Wash the squash and string beans, peel the squash and cut into chunks, cut the string beans into 1 1/2 inch.

2

In an oiled pan, sauté onions, garlic, and ginger for 5 mins. Add the squash and 1 tbsp of fish sauce, sauté for another 2 mins. Add coconut milk and water and let it simmer in low heat for 8 mins or until the squash are tender. Add the string beans, peeled shrimp, crushed black pepper, and another tablespoon of fish sauce and simmer for 3 mins. Once cooked set aside.

3

For the Fried Tilapia:

In a separate pan, pour down 2 cups of vegetable oil. While heating up, rub the cleaned tilapia with salt. Fry the fish until crispy.

4

For the Cool as Cucumber Juice:

Wash all of the ingredients thoroughly. Peel the lemon and process all ingredients using the Breville juicer.

5

Serve ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with fried tilapia and cool as cucumber juice. Enjoy!

Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Fried Tilapia and Cool as Cucumber Juice