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

Yields4.00 ServingsPrep 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

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.


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.


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.


For the Cool as Cucumber Juice:

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


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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4.00