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Ginisang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Shrimp

This is a recipe for sauteed butternut squash with shrimp.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. medium shrimp head and shell removed
  • 1 lb. butternut squash cubed
  • 18 to 20 pieces snake beans sitaw, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup malunggay leaves
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once the oil gets hot, pan-fry the shrimp in medium heat for 1 minute per side. Remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Using the remaining oil (add more if needed), sauté garlic and onion.
  • Add the squash. Stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add the snake beans. Continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Put the malunggay leave into the pot and then pour the chicken broth. Let boil. Stir. Cover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g