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Ginisang Upo with Ground Pork and Shrimp

This is a recipe for Ginisang Upo with Ground Pork and Shrimp
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 small opo squash upo, sliced into thin pieces
  • 4 ounces ground pork
  • 6 pieces medium shrimp chopped
  • 1 medium ripe tomato cubed
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley optional
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed and pounded
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce patis
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in cooking pot
  • Saute garlic until light brown
  • Add onion and tomato. Continue to cook until soft
  • Put the ground pork into the pot. Cook until light brown
  • Add shrimp. Cook for 2 minutes
  • Add the opo squash (upo) into the pot. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add water. Cover the pot and continue to cook between low to medium heat for 7 minutes.
  • Add patis, ground black pepper, and parsley. Stir.
  • Transfer to serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!